2970 Kele St. Suite 203
Lihue, HI 96766
Head Start and Early Head Start offer and provide a comprehensive program of educational, health, and social services to income or categorically-eligible children and families in order to promote school readiness.
Through islandwide home-based home visiting, Early Head Start provides prenatal support services to expectant mothers and their families, as well as educational services for children zero to three years of age.
Head Start provides preschool educational services to children three to five years-old through center and home-based options islandwide. Parents are the key to success in Head Start and Early Head Start. As members of the Parent Committees and Head Start Policy Council, parents help decide how the program is operated. Parents are invited to volunteer in all phases of the Head Start program at any time.
Families must be income or categorically-eligible for Head Start and Early Head Start services.
The Department of Health provides access to its programs and activities without regard to race, color, national origin/ancestry-including language, age, sex-including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, color, religion, or disability.
Write or call the Hawaii State Department of Health, 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 216, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or at (808) 586-4122 within 180 days. Or write or call the Affirmative Action Office at P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, HI 96801-3378 or at (808) 586-4614 (voice/TRS) or 586-4648 (TDD) within 180 days of a problem.