Head Start in Nevada

  • There are 6 Nevada Head Start and Early Head Start grantees, located across the State, from East to West, and North to South, in rural and urban areas. That’s over 2,000 Head Start, and nearly 1,000 Early Head Start families being served, including at Early Head Start Child Care Partner programs.
  • Nevada programs support the whole family through education, health, parent involvement, and social services.
  • In 2019 Nevada programs employed over 1,200 people, over 150 parents received job training, and over 80 fathers participated in program governance. (Source: NHSA Nevada 2020 Head Start Fact Sheet)
  • There are 4 Tribal Head Start programs located in Northern Nevada.

COVID-19 Panemic Response

During the COVID-19 pandemic programs responded with creative solutions to stay connected and assess the needs of families and staff either remotely or in-person. Some of the outreach activities included:

  • Providing meals for pick-up or delivery.
  • Supplying families with tools and resources to complete activities at home.
  • Staying in touch and reaching out to parents on an a regular basis by phone, email, or by meeting outside.
  • Meeting with staff by phone or ZOOM.
  • Providing tablets for parents to participate in online family engagement activities.
  • Providing trainings on using technology.
  • Use Social Media for activities.
  • Providing mental health wellness activities to support families and staff.
  • Providing education around COVID testing and vaccinations.
  • Implementing all CDC guidelines for staff and families to stay safe.

List of Nevada Head Start Programs

Please contact the program nearest you for information on how you can apply, volunteer, or work at a Nevada Head Start program.

Acelero Learning Clark County Head Start
4366 West Cheyenne, North Las Vegas, NV. 89032
Phone: (702) 387-0179

Community Services Agency Head Start and Early Head Start
1094 East Eighth Street, Reno, NV 89512
Phone: (775) 786-6023

Head Start of Northeastern Nevada
1280 Golf Course Road, Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 738-5953

Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada Head Start
PO Box 7440, Reno, NV 89510
Phone: (775) 355-0600

Little People’s Head Start and Early Head Start
435 S. 13th Street, Ely, NV 89301
Phone: (775) 289-6113

Reno Sparks Indian Colony Head Start
34 E. Reservation Road, Reno, NV 89502
Phone: (775) 789-5615

Sunrise Children’s Foundation Early Head Start
2795 E. Desert Inn Road, Ste. 100, Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (702) 631-7130

University of Nevada, Reno Early Head Start
Mail Stop 0392, Reno, NV 89557
Phone: (775) 432-2090

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California
919 Hwy 395 S., Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: (775) 884-1355

Visit the National Head Start Association and the Office of Head Start websites for more information.