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​JAN.. 18,  2018

​Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell

  • Education and early childhood services,
  • Health and nutrition services,
  • Family and community services,
  • Mental health and disabilities services,
  • Safety services, and
  • Other support services based on child, family, and community needs.

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Head Start and Early Head Start is a national program that provides the following comprehensive services: 


All children should reach their full potential,

Every child can succeed,

We can impact the success of at-risk children, and

Quality early education fundamentally transforms children and families

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Welcome to the Connecticut Head Start Association (CTHSA)  and our new website!  We have created this website in order for families, staff , policy makers and the general public to learn more about our Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS)  programs.  The CTHSA  is committed to continue the support and development of  HS/EHS programs as leaders in  the field of early childhood education. We are dedicated to serving  Connecticut's most vulnerable children and their families and  currently have close to 6,000 enrolled in our programs throughout the state.   Our program goal is to foster healthy child growth and development of the whole child ,as well as  to encourage parental engagement in  their chid's educational process and their own  personal growth . To help us accomplish our goal, we offer a wide range of comprehensive services and resources available to children, their families, staff and administration.  Please take some time to experience our website and all the state and national information and resources that we  have included .  We are excited to be a part of  Connecticut's early childhood system and promoting the success of  Connecticut 's  youngest children ! 

Connecticut Head Start Association