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Head Start

“Action Pathways Head Start is committed to providing quality early childhood education to our community’s bright young learners to prepare them with the social and emotional skills necessary for public school. To do so, we rely on a large staff of committed, passionate professionals, dedicated parents and relatives,  and volunteers like YOU.”

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Find Your Center

We have several Head Start centers throughout Cumberland County, each strategically located to best serve our communities. We provide transportation within a five mile radius of each Head Start center. Early Head Start facilities do not provide child transportation services.

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How to Apply

The program is designed to prepare eligible children with essential skills needed to enter the public school system. Head Start is FREE to eligible participants. To begin the application process, you will need to provide a few key documents.

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Our Program

We serve approximately 1,000 families each year, and take our commitment to each child’s success very seriously. There is no greater joy than seeing a classroom light up with smiling faces.

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Community Resources

As part of our comprehensive approach, our staff provides parents and guardians with resources that extend beyond early childhood education. Please contact your child’s Family Advocate for more information.

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Our Impact By the Numbers


Served in 2016-2017 School Year


Served in 2016-2017 School Year


Provided to Head Start children

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