Head Start Program

The City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish Head Start Program will re-open all Head Start Centers on Monday, September 20, 2021.  Thanks to all of our parents and community partners for your patience and support.  We will continue to move forward getting young children and their families ready for school and ready for life. We are in this together and we are stronger together. Again, on behalf of the Head Start Program thank you for your support.

Accepting Application 2020

About Us

East Baton Rouge Head Start Program provide children with education, leadership and advocacy. The program promotes school readiness of children from age three to age five with a pre-school curriculum assisting them in enhancing their cognitive, language, literacy, social, and emotional development. Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. This program also helps build relationships within families that support the family well-being.

Our Vision

Provide high-quality, comprehensive program services to income-eligible preschool children to enhance their readiness for school and self-sufficiency.