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Arkansas Head Start

Welcome to the Website for the Arkansas Head Start Association and Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office

Agency Contact List

ARKANSAS EARLY LEARNING, INC.: HS/EHS

Nelson Walter, CEO
Michael Patterson, CIO
Angela George, Head Start Director
Kim Qualls, Early Head Start Director
2200 East Matthews Avenue, Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 931-1172/Fax: (870) 935-1330
Counties Served: Benton, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Garland, Greene, Jackson, Poinsett, Pulaski, and Saline Counties
 

BLACK RIVER AREA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (BRAD): HS/EHS

Rhonda Ahrent, Head Start/EHS Director
1403 Hospital Drive, Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: (870) 892-4547 Ext: 256/Fax: (870) 892-0707
Counties Served: Clay, Lawrence, and Randolph
 

CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (CADC): HS/EHS

Sandra Holiman, Head Start Director
1303 S. Main Street, Malvern, AR 72104
Phone: (501) 332-5426/Fax: (501) 337-1942
Counties Served: Clark, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Pike, and Saline
 

CLEVELAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT/CLEVELAND COUNTY HEAD START: HS

Pam Draper, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 600, Rison, AR 71665
Phone: (870) 325-6324/Fax: (870) 325-6602
County Served: Cleveland
 

COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM FOR CENTRAL ARKANSAS (CAPCA): HS/EHS/MSHS

Sandy Aguirre, Head Start Director
707 Robbins, Suite 118, Conway, AR 72033
Phone: (501) 329-0977/Fax: (501) 329-9247
Counties Served: Arkansas, Cleburne, Desha (Migrant Only), Faulkner, Lincoln, Lonoke, and White
 

COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE, INC. OF HOT SPRINGS/GARLAND CO (CSO): HS

Mary Jean Daniel, Head Start Director
P. O. Box 1175, Hot Springs, AR 71902
Phone: (501) 623-3545/Fax: (501) 623-4204
County Served: Garland
 

E.O.A. OF WASHINGTON COUNTY: HS/EHS

Lance Johnson, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 1823, Fayetteville, AR 72702
Phone: (479) 521-5571/Fax: (479) 521-7809
Counties Served: Washington
 

FAMILIES AND CHILDREN TOGETHER, INC. (FACT): HS/EHS

Trena White, Executive/Head Start Director
2720 Vine Street, P.O. Box 10670, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
Phone: (870) 862-4545/Fax: (870) 862-0380
Counties Served: Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas, Hempstead, Lafayette, Nevada, Ouachita, and Union
 

HEAD START CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES, INC.: HS/EHS

Heather Johnson, Executive/Head Start Director
302 Pointer Trail West, Van Buren, AR 72957
Phone: (479) 474-9378/Fax: (479) 474-7410
Counties Served: Crawford and Sebastian
 

LITTLE BITTY CITY ENRICHMENT CENTER: HS

TBA, Head Start Director
2902 Arkansas Boulevard, Texarkana, AR 71854
Phone: TBA /Fax: TBA
E-mail: TBA
Counties Served:  Howard, Little River, Miller, and Sevier
 

MID-DELTA COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.: HS

Cheryl Denson, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 745, Helena, AR 72342
Phone: (870) 338-6406/Fax: (870) 338-3629
Counties Served: Monroe, Phillips, and Prairie
 

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS EOC: HS/EHS/MSHS

Shirley Pulliam, Program Director
P.O. Drawer 1289, Blytheville, AR 72316-1289
Phone: (870) 776-1054/Fax: (870) 776-1875
County Served: Mississippi
 

NEWTON COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICES CORPORATION: EHS

Jennifer Horsman, Early Head Start Director
P.O. Box 528/611 West Clark Street, Jasper, AR 72641
Phone: (870) 446-2682/Fax: (870) 446-5142
County Served: Newton
  

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, INC. (NADC): HS

Linda Cooper, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 3349, Batesville, AR 72503
Phone: (870) 793-3234/Fax: (870) 793-6324
Counties Served: Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp, and Stone
 

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS HEAD START HUMAN SERVICES, INC.: HS

Julia Templeton, Executive/Head Start Director
2109 SE J Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone: (479) 636-7317/Fax: (479) 631-1119
Counties Served: Benton, Carroll, and Madison
 

OZARK OPPORTUNITIES, INC.: HS/EHS

Richard Atkinson, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1400, Harrison, AR 72602
Phone: (870) 741-9406/Fax: (870) 741-0924
Counties Served: Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy, and Van Buren
  

PINE BLUFF JEFFERSON COUNTY EOC: HS

Lee Meadows, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 8048, Pine Bluff, AR 71611
Phone: (870) 536-0046
Counties Served: Grant and Jefferson
 

SAVE THE CHILDREN: HS (East AR)

Jana Bays, Interim Program Manager-Director
Joyce Taylor, Onsite Contact
2022 East Broadway, Forrest City, AR 72335
Phone: (870) 494-4010/Fax: (870) 494-4875
 or
Counties Served: Lee, St. Francis, and Woodruff
 

SAVE THE CHILDREN: HS/EHS (West AR)

Jana Bays, Head Start/EHS Director
P.O. Box 11480, Russellville, AR 72812
Phone: (479) 567-5701/Fax: (479) 567-5705
Counties Served: Conway, Franklin, Johnson, Logan, Perry, Polk, Pope, Scott, and Yell
 

SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY ACTION CORPORATION: HS

Amy Howard, Head Start Director
P.O. Box 312, Warren, AR 71671
Phone: (870) 226-2668/Fax: (870) 226-5637
Counties Served: Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha, and Drew
 

UAMS: HS/EHS

Tyra Larkin, Head Start Director
7415 Asher Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 570-5000/Fax: (501) 570-5012
County Served: Pulaski
 
Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), and Migrant/Seasonal Head Start (MSHS)
 

Arkansas Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grantees:

ARKANSAS EARLY LEARNING, INC.: EHS-CCP

Nelson Walter, CEO
Michael Patterson, CIO
2200 East Matthews Avenue, Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 931-1172/Fax: (870) 935-1330
Counties Served: Benton, Crittenden, Cross, Saline  
 

COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE, INC. OF HOT SPRINGS/GARLAND CO (CSO): EHS-CCP

Chris Fickes, EHS-CC Partnership Director
P. O. Box 1175, Hot Springs, AR 71902
Phone: (501) 623-3545/Fax: (501) 623-4204
Counties Served: Garland, Pulaski
 

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF: EHS-CCP

Marilyn Bailey Jefferson, Ed.D
1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4971, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
Phone: (870) 575-8809
Counties Served: Bradley, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Drew, Jefferson, Pulaski
 

For more information on Head Start in Arkansas contact the: 

 

ARKANSAS HEAD START-STATE COLLABORATION OFFICE

Jackie Govan, Collaboration Director
1400 West Markham Street, Ste 406, Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 371-0740/Fax: (501) 370-9109