To advance the physical, mental, economic, and social well-being of children and families through quality, comprehensive services.
We are committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.
"Building Tomorrow Today"
The Knoxville-Knox County Head Start office and all 6 centers will be closed for winter break from Monday, Dec. 20th - Friday, Dec. 31st, 2021. The office will reopen on Monday, Jan. 3rd, 2022, and classes will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 4th, 2022.
Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. At Knoxville-Knox County Head Start, we provide early childhood education for families located throughout Knoxville and Knox County, Tennessee. Read more
Head Start (HS)
A comprehensive preschool program for low income children (ages 3-5 years) and their families.
Early HEad Start (EHS)
A comprehensive childcare program for low income infants & toddlers (under 3 years of age), and their families.
Home Based Learning (EHS)
A family education program where home visitors bring educational, interactive lessons for parents to engage with their children in their home.