Welcome to Community Action Head Start & Early Head Start

Head Start and Early Head Start are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Click here for more information on the Head Start Pre-K program.
Head Start Pre-K Application in English
Head Start Pre-K Applcation in español

Click here for more information on the Early Head Start program.
Early Head Start Application in English
Early Head Start Application in español

Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program serving low-income children ages 3-5, and their families. Head Start provides early childhood education, nutrition, health, mental health, disability, and family services. Family involvement is included in all aspects of the program.

Marion and Polk Counties
Our Service Area - Marion and Polk Counties, Oregon

Phone (503) 581-1152 Fax: (503) 581-3012

Community Assessment - English Spanish
Self Assessment Final Report/Program Improvement Plan - English Spanish

Annual Public Reports
Annual Public Report 2013-2014 English
Reporte Publico Annual 2013-2014
Annual Public Report 2012-2013 English
Reporte Publico Annual 2012-2013 Español

Immunization Reports
2015-2016 Marion County Immunization Statistics - English
2015-2016 Marion County Immunization Statistics - Español
2015-2016 Polk County Immunization Statistics - English
2015-2016 Polk County Immunization Statistics - Español

Well Child Exam
EHS Well Child Exam
Oral Health Assessment
Child Medication Treatment
Child Asthma Plan

Agency Inclement Weather Notifications


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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