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Program Details

Head Start (HS) Childcare Program - 3 to 4 yrs. old

Category: Children / Youth


Children will receive full day/full year care because of parent employment or educational pursuit. Children will receive a morning snack, lunch, and an afternoon snack. Children will experience quality early education care with developmentally appropriate materials and practices provided by educated and experienced staff.


Children will receive school readiness experiences as well as developmental screenings and assessments. Medical, mental health, nutrition, and dental services are also provided. Families will have opportunities for parenting education, referrals to community resources, and volunteer experiences.

Eligibility Requirements

All families with children 3 to 4 years old in need of childcare because of parent employment or educational pursuit are encouraged to apply. While eligibility is based on federal poverty guidelines, we will look at each family’s situation and assist them in finding the best option for their family’s circumstances. Children with special needs are always welcome!

Parent Handbook 2018-2019  PDF (2.9 MB)
Parent Handbook 2014-2015 Lucas County  PDF (1.21 MB)


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Eligible Counties

Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood

Contact Information

Joan Oliver (Parent, Family & Community Engagement Specialist)
Central Office
109 South Front St.
Fremont, OH 43420
(419) 334-8911
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Lucas County
Linda Anderson
Summit Building
1500 N. Superior St., Suite 102B
Toledo, OH 43604
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Ottawa County
Port Clinton Center
1846 E. Perry St.
Port Clinton, OH 43452
(419) 734-1452
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Sandusky County
Stricker Family Development Center
765 S. Buchanan St.
Fremont, OH 43420
(419) 334-8511
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Wood County
Jordan Center
812 North College Drive
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 353-7407
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