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Knox County Head Start
- General info
Knox County Head Start has served Knox County since 1965, providing comprehensive educational services focusing on school readiness and social-emotional growth; health, dental, and mental health services; services to children with disabilities; parent partnership and involvement; transportation; and daily nutritious meals.
KICHS thrives through its commitment to providing high quality services, and its recognition that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children. KCHS respects parents, and works in partnership with parents to see that children and families have access to available services in the County, to assist parents as they work to support their child in getting ready to succeed in school, and to encourage family progress toward self-sufficiency.
All six Knox County Head Start Centers have received quality star ratings under the Step Up to Quality program, administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services - Bureau of Child Care Development.
- Business Locations
Mount VernonNew Hope Early Educational Center - 11700 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon 43050 (740) 397-1344Northgate Head Start - 20 Northgate Drive, Mount Vernon 43050 (740) 397-3454Danville Head Start - 808 East Street, Danville 43014 (740) 599-7122Centerburg Head Start - 119 South Preston Street, Centerburg 43011 (740) 625-9500Fredericktown Head Start - 124 High Street, Fredericktown 43019 (740) 694-1188Gambier Child Care Center - 119 Meadow Lane, Gambier 43022 (740) 427-2519