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Head Start & Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Comprehensive child-development program designed to increase school readiness in young children age 3 to 5.

Early Head Start (EHS)

A federally funded, community-based program for low-income families with infants, toddlers and pregnant women designed to promote healthy prenatal outcomes and healthy families, and enhance the development of young children.

Community Connection Newsletters

Latest issue: November 2012  ~Head Start Thankful for NORPAC Employees’ Help!

Become a Volunteer

Head Start must generate 20% of its budget from volunteer time and monetary donations.


Hundreds protest proposed cut in child care for working poor - KOIN 6 video featuring LCC Head Start Policy Council President Jamie DeVries in Olympia protesting proposed state cuts to child care funding.

James McBride discovers new self-purpose and confidence in life - blog story featuring James McBride, student, parent and 2010 Head Start Father of the Year.

We value parents in our program and encourage involvement in all areas. Learn how you can get involved - "Being on Policy Council has been a wonderful experience for me. I knew Head Start was an excellent program, preparing young children for greater chances of success in their futures. But I didn't realize how Head Start also empowers and develops the whole family. I continue to be inspired by the commitment of young parents like yourselves, by the time and energy you give to create a better life for your children." Alan Rose, Community Relations Director, Lower Columbia CAP.

Focus on Literacy

Classroom Book Checkout

Enriching the lives of children with materials for home use, while encouraging responsibility outside the classroom. Children look forward to library day and are excited to exchange their book!

We also participate in programs that focus on resources and activities designed to increase literacy for the whole family, including.

Contact Us
Head Start/EHS/ECEAP Office
Tel 360.442.2800
Fax 360.442.2819
Toll Free 1.866.900.2311
Head Start/EHS/ECEAP Office
Head Start East (HSE) see Campus Map
Mailing Address
1720 20th Ave
P.O. Box 3010
Longview, WA 98632

Head Start/ECEAP


  • , Director
  • , Assistant Director
  • , Administrative Services Manager
  • , Early Head Start Supervisor
  • , Disabilities Specialist
  • , Mental Health Specialist
  • , Fiscal Specialist
  • , Area Manager
  • , Area Manager
  • , Area Manager
  • , Area Manager
  • , Child Development Specialist
  • , Health Specialist