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 JCCEO Head Start Program 

JCCEO Head Start provides services to 1,391 3-5 year-old children and their families.  Our goals are:

-To provide a qualified, well-trained staff.
-To provide a curriculum which encourages children's involvement in the learning process.
-To teach children about life, their communities, and the world as they develop.
-To protect and enhance the health and safety of children and adults at all times.
-To meet the nutritional needs of children and adults.
-To provide the best training and support for staff.
-To involve parents in the program to enhance their parental abilities and support.

Head Start classrooms are located at sites in Birmingham, Bessemer, Fairfield, Homewood, Jefferson County, Leeds, Midfield, Tarrant, and Warrior, including nine public schools. 

Applicants must furnish proof of income and a legal birth certificate to complete an application.  Applications are now being accepted.


CARMELITA POINDEXTER
JCCEO Director - Child Development Services
 

PATRICIA SCHMIDT
JCCEO Associate Head Start Director -
   Administrative/Family Services


 

JCCEO MISSION STATEMENT
JCCEO seeks to reduce poverty and help low-income citizens of Jefferson County, Alabama to meet critical needs and become self-sufficient.

We deliver more than promises!

Click HERE to view the
JCCEO Head Start Daisy Scout Program's
Field Trip to Camp Kanawahala!
(Hosted by Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama)
 

ON MY WAY TO HEAD START
A JCCEO Head Start-Early Head Start
Pedestrian Safety Contest Picture Gallery
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HERE and enjoy!

Fairmont Center Winners
Fairmont Center Winners - Parent:Jose/ Child: Peyton/ Teacher: B. Thomas
JCCEO considers applicants for all services without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Jefferson County Committee
for Economic Opportunity

300 Eighth Avenue, West
Birmingham, Alabama 35204-3039
Phone: 205-327-7500
Fax:     205-327-7549
Email:
vmims@jcceo.org

Hours of Operation
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Friday

We Deliver More Than Promises!


 

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