About Head Start

The Southern Seven Head Start Program is federally funded for children ages 0-5.  The Traditional Head Start Program is for children 3-5 years of age.  An Education Program is provided to help prepare children for transition into Kindergarten.  Health Screenings are provided as well as 2/3 of the nutrients a child needs each day. 

The Early Head Start Program is specially designed to meet the unique developmental needs of children between the ages of birth to 36 months.  Early Head Start is now offered in all of the S7 counties (Alexander, Hardin, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski and Union).

The Home Based Option is also available which provides an educational experience to the children and families during weekly visits.  Twice per month a special day will be held at the center for all parents and children.

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Administration Information

Early Childhood Administrator:
Jennifer Parks

Email: jparks@s7hd.org
(See the Directory for more contacts)

Phone:  (618) 634-2297
Fax:  (618) 634-9394

37 Rustic Campus Drive
Ullin IL  62992-9727

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Resources

Enrollment

Enroll your child into our program.

Locations

Find a Head Start near you!

Community Resource
Directory

2020

Parent
Handbook

2021

Parent Training

Helpful information for parents.

Get Involved

Learn about our volunteer & donation opportunities.