Head Start and Early Head Start


Description of Services: 

Head Start is a federally-funded program of early childhood

education and family development.


Target Population/Eligibility Criteria:  Early Head Start, for pregnant women and children birth – 3, and Head Start, for children 3 – 5, serves low

income families in Monroe County. 


Hours of Operation and Service Delivery: 

 ·    Early Head Start provides Home-based as well as Center-based services.  Home-based services are scheduled at the convenience of the family and Center-based services are provided from 9 – 3:30 Monday – Friday.

·     Head Start provides Center-based services in either half day or full day programs.  Half day programs are 8:30 – 11:30 Monday – Thursday; and full day services are 9:00 – 3:30 Monday – Friday. Full day programs are generally limited to 4 year olds.


Location of Services:


Early Head Start and Head Start Center- based services: 


Hart Street

30 Hart Street, Rochester, N.Y.  14605  585-254-0093

North Street

700 North Street, Rochester, N.Y.  14605  585-454-2332

Head Start Center-based services: 


Clifford Avenue

1772 Clifford Avenue,  Rochester, N.Y.  14609  585-482-8914


Hudson Avenue

1150 Hudson Avenue, Rochester, N.Y.  14621  585-467-1472


Jefferson Avenue

640 Jefferson Avenue,  Rochester, N.Y.  14611  585-436-0362


Joseph Avenue

251 Joseph Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14605 585-417-3720

Contact Information: 

Early Childhood Services (Early Head Start and Head Start) 585-325-5116 x 3300

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