Head Start

103MAOF operates fourteen Head Start Centers and a Home-Based Program across the southeast Los Angeles communities of Huntington Park, Walnut Park, and Florence.

Age Criteria
Preschool: 3 to 5 years of age

Eligibility Criteria

  • All families must meet income eligibility requirements.
  • Must live in the service area
  • Child must be age-eligible

Hours
Morning session: 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon session: 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Click here for a list of locations

School Readiness Framework
Head Start is a federally funded program that promotes school readinesss and serves low-income children from birth to age 5 using Head Start’s Approach to School Readiness which includes child, family, and community engagement.

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Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework

Framework for Programs Serving Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families

Framework for Programs Serving Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families

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Core Strategies to Promote School Readiness