South Coast Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood program that serves children and pregnant women of income eligible families throughout the Southern Oregon Coast. The program is funded by both state and federal grants. All services are provided at no cost to the families.
South Coast Head Start offers a fun, researched-based curriculum; free and healthy meals; inclusive services for children with disabilities; child development, nutrition, and health screening with follow-up support for all enrolled children.
Priority for enrollment in Head Start programs is based on child age, family income, disabilities, and other factors that demonstrate a need for services.
South Coast Head Start is an equal opportunity provider.
South Coast Head Start is....
Early Head Start
Pregnant Mom – 3 years old
Home Based Option: Available in Coos, Curry, and Coastal Douglas communities. Includes weekly 1.5 hour home visits and 2 Family Group times per month.
Center Based Option: Available at Coos Bay Location. Monday thru Friday for 7 hours. Includes two Educational focused visits and three family focused visits per year. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Priority is given to working families and those pursuing their educational goals.
Full Day/Center Based Option: Available at Coos Bay Location. Monday thru Friday for 10 hours. Includes two Educational focused visits and three family focused visits per year. Three daily meals are provided. Additional eligibility requirements
3 – 5 years old
Half Day Option: Available in Coos, Curry, and Coastal Douglas communities. Monday thru Thursday for 3.5 hours
*Bus transportation may be available in select areas
Extended Day Option: Available in Select Areas. Monday thru Friday for 5 hours a day.
School Year Option: Available in Select Areas. Monday thru Thursday for 7.25 hours a day.
Full Day Option: Located at Coos Bay Location. Monday thru Friday for 10 hours a day. Three daily meals are provided. Addition eligibility requirements
These options above include four Home Visits per year: two educational based with your teacher and two family focused with your family engagement specialist.
Head Start Policy Council
Hello South Coast Head Start Parents,
Last week, Governor Brown announced that Oregon schools will remain closed for the rest of the school year. We anticipate that South Coast Head Start will continue to align with these school closures, unless we receive updated guidance. This is NOT an end to Head Start and Early Head Start services for this year, but it means we are still unable to provide classroom services or home visits. We will continue to monitor local and state guidelines to determine when we can reopen classrooms and home-visits.
Our goal is to partner with you as the first and most important teachers of your children to provide activities and support in the coming weeks. Our staff will continue to work to provide outreach services to you and your child through phone calls, activities for home, our Class Tag accounts, food boxes and other resources, as they are available. Please continue to connect with your classroom teams with any needs you may have or call our main office at 541-888-3717 if you have any questions.
Saludos a los padres de South Coast Head Start,
La semana pasada, el gobernador Brown anunció que las escuelas de Oregon permanecerán cerradas por el resto del año escolar. Prevemos que South Coast Head Start continuará alineándose con estos cierres de escuelas, a menos que recibamos orientación actualizada. Este NO es el fin de los servicios de Head Start y Early Head Start para este año, pero significa que aún no podemos proporcionar servicios en el aula o visitas a domicilio. Continuaremos haciendo un seguimiento de la orientación local y estatal para determinar cuándo podemos reabrir las aulas y restablecer las visitas a domicilio.
Nuestro objetivo es trabajar en equipo con usted como los primeros y más importantes maestros de sus hijos para brindarles actividades y apoyo en las próximas semanas. Nuestro personal continuará trabajando para brindarle servicios de divulgación a usted y a su hijo a través de llamadas telefónicas, actividades para el hogar, nuestras cuentas Class Tag, cajas de alimentos y otros recursos, a medida que estén disponibles. Por favor, continúe en contacto con los equipos de su aula con cualquier necesidad que pueda tener o llame a nuestra oficina principal al 541-888-3717 si tiene alguna pregunta.