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Emergency  COVID-19  *UPDATE* Our buildings opened Monday, June 29, 2020.   However, the status of children attending our program may be further delayed as we continue to follow health and safety guidelines.  The return of children will be re-assessed regularly and announced to enrolled families as soon as possible.  Distance learning will continue for children normally attending our summer sessions until we can safely welcome you back in person.


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About HSWC

Our Mission

Head Start of Washington County, Inc. is dedicated to making a difference in our community through comprehensive child and family development services. Our mission is to provide children with nurturing experiences, a strong foundation for developmental growth and opportunities to achieve school readiness. We strive to empower families to take an active role in their child's development and to reach their full potential.

Our Vision

Working with our community and families to give children a Head Start.

Our Values


Respect for individuals, ideas and differences


pursuing our mission with honesty and accountability

Quality Services

Continuous improvement of services – children deserve the best opportunities that we can provide

Community Involvement

Partnering, collaborating, and being involved to make a difference

Our Goals

  • Enhance current quality services to children, families, and the community.
  • Strengthen families as the primary nurturers of their children.
  • Provide opportunities for growth in school readiness across all service areas.