Providing child development and family support services on a year-round basis, Early Head Start offers comprehensive child and family development activities to low-income pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers. Children from birth until their third birthday receive quality child care while parents obtain educational services and resources at one of four centers across Hinds County.
How to Apply
Program serves infants and toddlers up to three years old and young pregnant mothers with priority given to pregnant teens. Families of children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To apply, you must present the following: proof of child’s age; family income; residency in Hinds County; and a verification form from your doctor (if pregnant).
Dates and Times:
Applications can be taken at any Early Head Start site between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Annie S. Smith Tougaloo Early Head Start - (601) 956-3397 - 132 Vine St, Jackson MS
- Edwards Head Start Center - (601) 852-4798 - 105 Williamson Avenue, Edwards MS
- Oak Forest Head Start - (601) 371-1415 - 3023 Ridgeland Dr, Jackson MS
- Terry Road Early Head Start Center - (601) 371-4270 - 3383 Terry Rd, Jackson MS