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Northwest Arkansas Head Start and Early Head Start is a non-profit pre-school program, serving 322 children in Head Start and 48 children in Early Head Start and their families. We provide services to the tri-county area in Benton, Carroll and Madison Counties. There are 7 local sites; Bentonville, Centerton, Gentry, Green Forest, Huntsville, Rogers Hallie Martin, and Rogers Arkansas Street.

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NWA Head Start to Now Serve Infant and Toddlers

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Last Updated on Monday, 23 February 2015 14:19 Written by Kaleigh Rigdon Monday, 23 February 2015 14:14

In January, Northwest Arkansas Head Start Human Services, Inc. was awarded to begin services to 48 Early Head Start slots in Bentonville and Carroll County. We will have 4 classrooms at our Bentonville location and 16 at our Green Forest location. This is exciting news since this will be the first time for the agency to serve this age group of children. Applications are being taken and we are hoping to be open Spring of 2015.

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Welcome to the website of Northwest Arkansas Head Start Human Services, Inc.

Head Start and Early Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. Our mission to accomplish this goal locally is to "enable children and their families to realize the opportunities for developing their full potential". 

Our staff is committed to developing quality programs and engaging parents in their children's learning. We do this by helping them identify and progress toward their educational, literacy and employment goals. 

This website is intended to be a portal of support and information for our families, stakeholders, and staff as they strive to reach their full potential. We hope you find the site informative and user friendly, and welcome suggestions for improving the content at any time. 

What is Head Start and Early Head Start?

Northwest Arkansas Head Start and Early Head Start is a non-profit pre-school program, serving 322 children in Head Start and 48 children in Early Head Start and their families. We provide services to the tri-county area in Benton, Carroll and Madison Counties. There are 7 local sites; Bentonville, Centerton, Gentry, Green Forest, Huntsville, Rogers Hallie Martin, and Rogers Arkansas Street. With the 7 centers there are a total of 23 classrooms. Head Start and Ealry Head Start is a commitment to America’s children.

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Our services create gainful employment.

In a global recession, employment is even more difficult to sustain. Our Agency services help families maintain gainiful employment. How? By providing *free* child care services to our families; freeing them from the costly price of obtaining these services elsewhere.

In economically trying times, more parents are searching for affordable childcare services.  By providing our services free we help hundreds of families each year obtain or maintain gainful employment.

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Northwest Arkansas Head Start, Inc is an active member in the National Head Start Association and the Arkansas Head Start Association.

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2109 SE J Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
479 . 636 . 7317 ( t )
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