Providing High Quality Early Care and Education For Children Ages 6 Weeks Through 5 Years
Since 1974, Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association, Inc. has had the pleasure of helping thousands of children get the best start on their formal education.We have partnered with just as many families to support them as their child's most important and influential teacher.
OUR MISSION We are committed to developing partnerships with parents, which support their role as primary educators of their children. To that end, we deliver quality, comprehensive early childhood education and family support programs that enhance the growth and development of children and families, respond to their changing needs, and contribute to the betterment of the community.
All of WHSCDA, Inc.'s centers and classrooms are staffed by professionally trained teachers and teacher assistants.
We are accredited by
We are licensed by the RI Department of Children, Youth and Families, the state's child care center licensing authority.
We are approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education Standards for Approval: Educational Programs for Very Young Children (preschool classrooms).
WHSCDA, Inc. participates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a Federal program that provides financial assistance to help schools offer healthy meals and snacks to children.Meals meet Federal USDA nutritional requirements and are offered at no cost to families.