In Indiana, 15,614 children are enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start programs
The total Head Start budget for programs in Indiana is $113,278,674.00.
There are 40 Head Start programs and 20 Early Head Start programs in Indiana (43 grantees statewide).
Over 17,460 Head Start/Early Head Start parents volunteered in programs last year.
In Indiana, there are 3,147 Head Start/EHS staff members.

IHSA supporting NHSA in their efforts to educate about the detriment of block granting

Proposed Trump Budget Eliminates or Reduces Needed Family Services

There are several programs that are crucial for low-income children, families, and senior citizens that have been reduced or eliminated from the President Trump's proposed budget. 

The list includes such things as LIHEAP, CSBG funded programs, Weatherization, and CDBG.

Revised Head Start Performance Standards!

The revised Head Start Performance Standards are out!

NIEER presents The State(s) of Head Start Report - Indiana

NIEER (National Institute for Early Education Research) has issues the "State(s) of Head Start" to describe and analyze in detail Head Start enrollment, funding, quality, and duration, state-by-state. The report focuses on the 2014-2015 program year but also provides longitudinal data beginning with the 2006-2007 program year.

The summary report for Indiana is linked to this.  Go to to see the full report and view information for all 50 states.

CAPE Head Start Has A Visit From Senator Donnelly

Senator Joe Donnelly stopped by to visit, read, and play with Head Start children at CAPE in Evansville.  Thank you to Senator Donnelly for supporting Head Start programs in Indiana and across the nation!   And thank you to CAPE Head Start for showing off the great work that is being accomplished in our programs each day!

NHSA Executive Director's 'Keeping It Real"

Yasmina Vinci, Executive Director of the National Head Start Association wrote a wonderful article for the Huffington Post!

A Congressional Visit To Hoosier Uplands

Congressman Hollingsworth Visits Hoosier Uplands

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