Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.

Head Start / Early Head Start

A comprehensive childhood development program servicing children from birth to five. Our center based programs are designed to foster the development of children, including children with disabilities, in a safe, stimulating learning environment.

Head Start

Head Start serves children three to five and is a partnership with parents ensuring positive growth and development both at school and at home.

The Head Start Program consists of the following program service areas:
  • Education
  • Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition
  • Disabilities Services
  • Family Services
  • Parent Involvement
Head Start focuses on the needs of the entire family and partners with families to achieve self-sufficiency.

Early Head Start

Early Head Start serves children birth to to three years old, pregnant women and their families utilizing the same comprehensive approach as Head Start. Our program is committed to providing very young children with a language-rich, stimulating environment with the idea that the earliest intervention reaps the biggest rewards.

Additional Information

Phone: 941.750.6667
Fax: 941.746.7374


MCAA Head Start VPK