The Alaska Head Start Association represents all 16 Head Start programs in Alaska. If you’d like more information about enrolling your child in Head Start, please click on the Head Start program serving your area.
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association
A non-profit tribal organization of the Aleut people in Alaska providing services including cultural heritage, health, education, social, psychological, employment, vocational training, environment, natural resources and public safety services.
Association of Village Council Presidents
AVCP Head Start operates Center base programs in Akiachak, Bethel, Chefornak, Kalskag, Kotlik, Quinhagak, Russian Mission, Scammon Bay and Tuluksak. Member tribes reside in small isolated villages scattered throughout the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in an area
CCS Early Learning
A community-based nonprofit organization providing quality child development programs in south-central Alaska since 1971. We serve more than 320 children and their families every year in four locations. Head Start and Early Head Start services are available.
Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska
Tribal Government representing approximately 26,000 Tlingit and Haida Indians worldwide. Tlingit and Haida Head Start is a free federal program for preschool children from low-income families that promotes school readiness by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.
Chugachmiut is the Tribal consortium created to promote self-determination to the seven Native communities of the Chugach Region. We provide health and social services, education and training, and technical assistance in a way which is acceptable to Native cultural values and tradition in order to enhance the well-being of our people by continuing to strengthen the tribes and increase self-determination opportunities for community operated tribal programs.
Council of Athabascan Tribal Government
Early Head Start for prenatal mothers through children age 3. We are federally funded to serve those in the Yukon Flats Region. Our program provides services to the villages of the Yukon Flats Region. Currently we are in Arctic Village, Fort Yukon and Venetie and plan to expand to all 9 villages as we increase our staff.
Fairbanks Native Association
Implementing developmentally appropriate practices in the field of Early Childhood Education. We advocate and provide services to all Head Start families in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, empowering them to be responsive to their child’s health, education, safety, and developmental needs in a caring environment while fostering cultural respect.
Kawerak’s Head Start is a pre-school program that promotes social competence and structure among three and four year old children in the Bering Strait region. Kawerak contracts with the state and federal government to provide services to residents of the Bering Strait Region, 75% of whom are Eskimo, Aleut or American Indian, descent.