Head Start

Head Start is a federally funded, collaborative preschool program that provides services to all children (ages 3-5), including children with disabilities and non-English speaking families, and families in Windsor County. Please note children must be 3 by September 1st. Head Start is a comprehensive program offering services in child development, nutrition, health, and parent involvement to children and families.

Windsor County includes the following towns:

Andover, Baltimore, Barnard, Bethel, Bridgewater, Cavendish, Chester, Hartford (WRJ, Wilder, Quechee), Hartland, Hubbardton, Ludlow, Norwich, Plymouth, Pittsfield, Pomfret, Reading, Rochester, Royalton, Sharon, Springfield, Stockbridge, Sudbury, Weston, Windsor, West Haven, West Windsor

Program Highlights

  • Safe, Loving Environments
  • Nutritious Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack
  • Family Opportunities such as Parent Groups, Policy Council, and Fun Parent/Family Events
  • Resources and Referrals for various family interests
  • 16-30 hours of preschool at NO cost to families that are income eligible
  • Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Universal Pre-K Program
  • 5 STARS Program
  • Child Care available at select centers



SEVCA Head Start 2020-2021 Annual Report is now available. Click HERE.


SEVCA Windsor County Head Start Offices

97 Park St, Springfield, VT 05156


“Unless the investment in children is made, all of humanity’s most fundamental long-term problems will remain fundamental long-term problems.”

UNICEF "The State of the Children" (1995)