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Head Start

Our Mission

The Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government's Head Start Program provides comprehensive services for low-income children and families. These services include:

  • high quality early childhood education
  • nutrition
  • health
  • mental health
  • social services
  • strong parent involvement
Classroom Hours of operation for all Head Start Centers is 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

The mission of the Head Start Program is to produce self-sufficiency and self-esteem by educating children and their families today for a better tomorrow.

Head Start Policy Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. All meetings are held at the Church Street Head Start Center located at 1116 Church Street, Houma, LA 70360.

For more information, please call the Head Start Administrator.

The Policy Council is the Head Start governing and decision-making board. The Policy Council includes a representative and alternate from each Head Start center and also has three Community Representatives that serve on the board.

2019-2020 School Readiness Outcomes Report

2019 Annual Report to the Governing Board


Give your Child a Head Start. Click here for more information on Head Start locations and application details.