Jefferson Headstart

Jefferson County Head Start

  • Did you know?

    Head Start is a comprehensive, federally funded, preschool program serving children ages 3-5 who live in Jefferson County.

    There is never a fee for any family who is accepted into Head Start. 

    The Federal qualifiers are:

    • Be 3-5 years of age
    • Living in Jefferson County
    • Ninety Percent of families must:
      • Have income at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines or;
      • Be a homeless family
      • Be in Foster/Kinship Care
      • Receiving SSI
      • Receiving TANF

    An additional 10% of families may have income above the Poverty Guidelines

    Head Start accepts children of all abilities.

    Services provided to children and families:

           Children: Educational Curriculum to prepare children for school success, Social/Emotional Curriculum, School Readiness Goals and healthy meals and snacks. Physicals, Vision and Hearing Screenings, Dental Exams, Dental Varnishes, Developmental Screening,

           Families: Opportunities for parents to be involved in program planning and decision making, volunteer in classrooms and participate on advisory councils, work with teachers to establish individual goals for their children, establish goals for themselves and their families, and participate in family enrichment activities including family fun nights.

    Jefferson County Head Start: Main Office

    1541 Annex Rd. Jefferson, WI  53094


    Mary Anne Wieland, Director
    Tel:  (920) 674.5577
    Fax:  (920) 674.6865
    • Full Day Program
    • 4K Program  |  8:00AM - 11:10AM
    • Head Start  |  11:10AM - 3:00PM
    Four days:  Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs.