Head Start

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Do you have small children in your family? If so, we want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to fill out our Head Start Community Survey.

The purpose of the survey is to help us understand what people in our communities know about Head Start and to assist us in being the best Early Childhood program in Dubuque, Delaware, and Jackson Counties in Iowa.

We value your input and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.


Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood development program that focuses on increasing the school readiness of children ages 3 to 5 from low-income families through education, health, social, and other services. We have 14 classroom centers, located in Dubuque, Jackson, and Delaware Counties that can serve up to 225 children.

Head Start is a four-day weekly preschool program that is provided at no cost to the parents, for income eligible families. Services provided include:

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  • Early Learning
  • Screenings and follow-up for health, development, and behavior
  • Health and safety
  • Social and emotional development
  • Nutrition
  • Family goal-setting
  • Social services
  • Transition services
  • Services for children with disabilities

Click here to apply for enrollment for your child or please contact your local Operation: New View CAA office.. We are currently accepting applications for the 2017/2018 school year.

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