Who We Are and What We Do

Our Mission: Pennsylvania Head Start Association improves the future for children, families, and communities who are economically challenged.

Our Vision: The Pennsylvania Head Start Association advocates for children and families who are economically challenged to ensure all children reach their full potential. As a responsive, collaborative, and thriving organization, we embrace diversity, promote comprehensive services, and unify the early childhood community by leading the charge for professional development, information sharing, and advocacy.

The Pennsylvania Head Start Association is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, a non-partisan association serving as a voice for Pennsylvania's most vulnerable children and families.

Head Start Awareness Month


October is #HeadStartAwarenessMonth! This month, share with your network what Head Start programs offer America's children and families. Learn more about applying to a Head Start program: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/how-apply