Education: Providing a variety of learning experiences to help children grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally. Curriculums and assessments are created around the child’s specific need to fulfill Individualized learning.
Health: Providing health services such as immunizations, dental, medical, mental health, nutritional services, disability services, and early identification of health problems. By providing these services, Prevention and Early Intervention (EI) can be performed to help the child in their development.
Parent Involvement:Involving parents in the planning and implementation of activities. Parents serve on policy councils and committees that make administrative decisions; participate in classes and workshops on child development; and volunteer in the program.
Social Services: Provide outreach to families to determine what services they need including job placement, financial assistance, educational pursuit, and other referrals.
Comprehensive services are delivered in a learning environment that is individualized to support children's growth in the five essential domains. A minimum of 10 percent of a program's total enrollment must be children with disabilities. Additionally, Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child and family's ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage.