Baltimore City Y Head Start

The Y Head Start in Baltimore City provides children ages 3-5 with a high quality early childhood education experience. We have an intentional focus to develop school readiness skills and prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn.

Families can expect to receive:

  • Trained, knowledgeable and helpful staff
  • FREE comprehensive services around education, health, nutrition, mental health and family services
  • Family support and developmentally appropriate learning activities
  • Referral services for resources such as: WIC, Infants & Toddlers, Health Care Providers, Food Pantry, Employment, and Housing
  • Individual Child Progress Reports on what your child knows and can do
  • Parenting workshops, trainings, and field trips
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Complimentary Y family membership while families are enrolled in the program

Enrollment is based on a selection system that ranks families by need. All children, including those with disabilities and those who are in foster care or are experiencing homelessness are welcome.


TO GET STARTED: Review the list of locations below as well as our program details. Create a Head Start account to submit the pre-registration application to determine eligibility for the program. A member of our team will contact you with additional information. To start, click the button below, then click the REGISTER button on the next page.

Pre-Registration Application


You can also submit the interest form below if you prefer.

 


 

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • Children ages 3-5
  • Monday-Friday from September through June
  • Full-day program from 8:30am-2:30pm
  • On-site IEP services for children with disabilities
  • Nutritious meals (breakfast, lunch, snack)
  • Curriculum-based program focused on school readiness: literacy, math, science & social-emotional development
  • Must reside in Baltimore City to participate

 


 

BALTIMORE CITY LOCATIONS

Y Head Start services are available at the following locations:

BELAIR HEAD START
4605 Belair Road, 21206
DICKEY HILL HEAD START
(Dickey Hill Elementary/
Middle School)
5025 Dickey Hill Road, 21207
Y PRESCHOOL
AT WEINBERG
900 E. 33rd Street, 21218
EAST FAYETTE HEAD START
1116 E. Fayette Street, 21202
EDGEWOOD HEAD START
(Edgewood Elementary School)
1900 Edgewood Street, 21216
EDMONDSON HEAD START
(Edmondson/Westside High School)
501 N. Athol Avenue, 21229
ELGIN HEAD START
2030 Elgin Avenue, 21217
HILTON HEAD START
(Dr. Nathan A. Pitts/Ashburton
Elementary/Middle School)
3835 Hilton Road, 21215
KIRK AVENUE HEAD START
2525 Kirk Avenue, 21218
LINDEN HEAD START
(Dorothy I. Height
Elementary School)
2011 Linden Avenue, 21217
NORTH BEND HEAD START
(North Bend Elementary/
Middle School)
181 North Bend Road, 21229
NORTH CHESTER HEAD START
(The Commodore
John Rodgers School)
100 N. Chester Street, 21231
PAYSON HEAD START
(Matthew A Henson
Elementary School)
1600 N. Payson Street, 21217
PENNSYLVANIA HEAD START
(Furman L. Templeton
Preparatory Academy)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, 21217
SHERWOOD HEAD START
(Leith Walk Elementary/
Middle School)
1235 Sherwood Avenue, 21239
WEST PRESTON HEAD START
(The Historic Samuel
Coleridge-Taylor
Elementary/Middle School)
507 W. Preston Street, 21201
YORKWOOD HEAD START
(Yorkwood Elementary School)
5931 Yorkwood Road, 21239
 

REGISTER NOW! FILL OUT AND SUBMIT THE FORM BELOW TO GET STARTED.

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