Learn the basics about Head Start! Head Start’s comprehensive service array ensures health, mental health, dental, disability, and quality education for children and a range of supports for families – a true two-generational program. Learn about the unique range of free services Head Start has to offer to families experiencing homelessness, including Head Start center-based preschool for children ages 3 to 5, and Early Head Start home visiting and center-based infant toddler care. Families experiencing homelessness are prioritized for enrollment and many programs have spaces set aside for them. Head Start Family Service staff work closely with liaisons and homeless and housing partners to promote collaboration and stability.