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 Rosie Kennedy, the Health and Nutrition Services Director has seen Child-Parent Centers, Inc. (CPC) more than double in size and has been a foundational player in how the agency has evolved. Thirty-six years have passed since her first day at CPC, and now she is ready to retire. We will miss her expertise and passion for helping families develop healthy children. "Healthy children" as Rosie always says "are children ready to learn." More...

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We continue to lead the state, the region and exceed the national average. All thanks to dedicated staff, engaged parents and volunteers. Head Start Rocks!

 

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Welcome to our Community 

We believe that children are magical and competent, and constant, curious learners

 

History of Head Start

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Child-Parent Centers

was founded in 1967 in Tucson Arizona. We provide Head Start services to children and families in Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties. Head start is a comprehensive federal program administered by the Office of Head Start, within the Administration of Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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How We Change Communities

Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.  We work with parents and see them as their child's first and most important teacher.

Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's growth in:

  • Language and literacy
  • Cognition and general knowledge
  • Physical development and health
  • Social and emotional development
  • Approaches to learning

 

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