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Head Start Program

Early education in a welcoming environment.

Head Start is an early childhood education program that promotes school-readiness and enhances social and cognitive development. Head Start provides educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enrolled children and families.

UCC is deeply committed to your child’s education. Children will be welcomed with a supportive, loving environment and provided high quality educational instruction. Families must meet income and other eligibility requirements.

See below for further information regarding Head Start and Early Head Start programming offered by UCC.

Early Head Start (6 weeks to 3 years)

Center-based Programming

At the UCC Early Learning Academy we provide early childhood education services for children six weeks to three years old.

Available services include:
  • Year-round programming Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Class sizes of 8 students per at least 2 teachers
  • A comprehensive approach to school readiness
  • Instruction promoting language and literacy development
  • Services to children with special needs
  • Nutritious meals and snacks daily
  • Free diapers, wipes, infant food & formula
  • Health screenings and behavioral health support
  • A Family Advocate Specialist assigned to your family to assist with needed support and community resources
  • Indoor and outdoor gym spaces
  • Dynamic family curriculum to assist your child’s development
Ready to enroll? Download our enrollment form here. (en español)
Head Start (Age 3 to 5 years)

Center-based Programming

At Bruce-Guadalupe Community School we offer:
  • Programming Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Class sizes of 17 students per at least 2 teachers
  • A comprehensive approach to school readiness
  • Instruction promoting language and literacy development
  • Services to children with special needs
  • Nutritious meals and snacks daily
  • Health screenings and behavioral health support
  • A Family Advocate Specialist assigned to your family to assist with needed support and community resources
  • Indoor and outdoor gym spaces
  • Children’s library
  • Dynamic family curriculum to assist your child’s development
Ready to enroll? Download our enrollment form here. (en español)
Learn More

Head Start and Early Head Start services are FREE for income-eligible families admitted into the program.

To see if your family qualifies fill out the form below or use the following contact information:

  • For children aged 6 weeks - under 3 years contact Amparo Espinoza at (414) 645-7001 amespinoza@unitedcc.org    
  • For children aged 3 - under 5 years contact Sandra Astorga at (414) 389-4765 sastorga@unitedcc.org