Home Children and Families Head Start Program

Head Start Program

1441 E. Timber Drive
P.O. Box 618
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Head Start is a federal program that provides comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families that include health, nutrition, social and other services determined to be necessary by family needs assessments.
Our program promotes school readiness for children ages birth to five. The programs provide a learning environment that supports children’s growth in the following domains:
-Language and Literacy
-Cognitive, Social and Emotional Development
-Physical Development and Health
-Approaches to learning

Our services provide weekly home visits and bi-weekly socialization activities for families from pregnancy through age 5.

To provide quality programming for children and families that promotes school readiness, develops leadership and advances economic self-sufficiency.
Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.

Families with children ages birth to five that meet the Federal low-income guidelines. No child shall be discriminated against because of race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, color, handicap or disability.

It is never too early to start a bright future for you and your family. Our program provides comprehensive prenatal and post-birth education; parenting preparation; education and support for infants and toddlers; preparation for preschool and so much more. We promote healthy lifestyles and parent involvement in program planning.

HEADWATERS, INC. is a partner with Family & Child Learning Centers (FCLC) of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc.

Director:  Jennifer Felty  (715) 369-1337
FAX (715) 369-1793
E mail: jfelty@headwatersinc.org