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About Us

Head Start


Eastern Orange County


We are located in  Newburgh, NY




We are committed to providing the highest quality program to meet the health, education, and social supports of children

and families so that they can be successful in school and in life.


Diversity    Quality    Respect   Commitment    Collaboration    Flexibility


Total Enrollment:

144 Children Enrolled in Full Day Programs

112 Dually Enrolled Head Start and Universal Pre-K Children

Children are 3 and 4 year olds



42 Full Time Staff 

15 Foster Grandparents

 Exceptional  Parent Volunteering


Program Service Areas:

 Early Childhood Development and Health Services:

The child’s educational program with MA/BA level Teachers and Teacher Assistants with their Child Development Associate (CDA)

Child Screenings and Developmental Assessments

Health and Dental Services      

Mental Health Assessments and Services

Services to Children with Disabilities

Nutrition - Full Meal Service Program


Family and Community Partnerships:

Family Services including Family Partnerships and Advocacy

Staff are trained through the Family Development Credentialing Program.

Transition Services for Children Entering and Moving on from Head Start

Parent Involvement Services including Training and Personal Development Programs

Advisory Committees


Program Design and Management:

Program Governance - The Parent Policy Council and Board of Directors

Administration/ Management Systems and Procedures

Human Resource Management

Facilities including Materials and Equipment        


Bussing is provided to enrolled  children.

Special consideration is given to children and parents with disabilities. 

Bussing service is contracted with West Point Tours. All drivers are Article 19-A certified by the Dept. of Motor Vehicles.  This certification includes FBI criminal background checks and annual reviews of  driving history and drug testing.




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