Early/Head Start Network

As a federal Head Start grantee, Start Early partners with community-based agencies to deliver quality early learning and care across Illinois.

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In 1985, Start Early launched the Early/Head Start Network to provide early learning services to young children and their families living in under-resourced communities in Chicago. As a federal Head Start grantee, Start Early convenes our delegate agencies in a network designed to continually improve our practice. Each network member brings deep community relationships, unique perspectives and strategies to strengthen the early childhood field.

Our Delegate Programs

Start Early partners with the following community agencies to deliver quality early learning and care to more than 1,400 children and families across Illinois.