Head Start of Yamhill County provides services for children in a comprehensive, family-focused, early childhood development program. Our preschool program serves children ages three through five who meet Federal Poverty Guidelines. Our newly expanded Early Head Start program serves pregnant moms, infants, and toddlers up to age 3.
The cornerstone of our program is parent involvement and education, which are vital to reaching Head Start's national goal of social competence for children of low-income families. We are a human development organization. We help families to be successful!
On Wednesday, September 14th, George Fox students and staff descended on Head Start's Newberg Center for the colleges' annual Serve Day. Among the projects this amazing group of volunteers completed were painting of the bus barn, garden shed, and back porch railing as well as clearing of a HUGE amount of yard debris! Their efforts helped our center to shine for the return of children and families for the 2016-2017 school year! Thank you George Fox for your commitment to our community!
August and September brought a lot of helping hands to our Head Start of Yamhill County facilities! August 22-24, Linfield First CLAS students helped to stain fences, install child seats on buses, border pathways, and clear brush. Following quickly on the heals of that amazing amount of help was a group of 11 students and staff from George Fox University's Serve Day volunteering with painting, limb removal, and light bulb replacement at our Newberg Center.
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Since 1985 HSYC has implemented effective program governance, shared decision making, parent involvement, and high quality services for children and families. In 2014-2015, there were 330 children age 3-5 in the Head Start program and 97 expecting moms and children age 0-3 in the Early Head Start program.
In 2012 HSYC was awarded a five-year grant to continue offering program services. These are our five-year goals: