Greater Louisville Head Start

The premise of Head Start is simple: every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to reach their full potential.

Working in partnership with Family & Children's Place, Greater Louisville Head Start is a free program helping nearly 450 families each year by:

  • Enhancing each child’s growth and development
  • Strengthening parents’ ability to nurture their child
  • Connecting families with needed community resources
  • Providing children with educational, health, and nutritional services

Early Head Start is designed for income-eligible children from birth through age 3, with families choosing between daily programs at learning centers around Louisville or weekly home visits. Head Start is designed for income-eligible children from ages 3 to 5 and is offered only at learning centers. Both Early Head Start and Head Start are inclusive of children and families with disabilities and/or special needs.

To learn more: Please call 502.974.1206 or complete the interest form below.

Greater Louisville Head Start is hiring!

To apply for a job with Greater Louisville Head Start, click the link to view open positions:

Greater Louisville Head Start Teaching Positions

Greater Louisville Head Start is recruiting candidates for Head Start and Early Head Start Teachers, Assistant Teachers, and Floaters at the following child care centers located in Louisville, KY:

Louisville Growing Readers

All Head Start and Early Head Start families can participate in the new Louisville Growing Readers program. It provides families 100 printed picture books plus parent information in weekly mailings directly to homes. In all, families will receive four books per week for 25 weeks. They will also have access to more than 400 books narrated in 40+ languages through Louisville’s digital library.

Learn more about the full program.

Access the digital library.

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