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!
The first Seed to Supper class to be offered in Yamhill County was a great success! A collaboration between Oregon Food Bank, Yamhill Community Action Partnership, Oregon State University's Yamhill County Master Gardeners, and Head Start of Yamhill County, the class finished with twelve participants receiving their Certificate of Completion!
Participants in the class learned how to plan their gardens, when and how to plant, how to care for their growing garden, and when and how to harv...
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: