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We are hiring:
Teacher/Family Educators

 Lewis County Head Start is a child focused, family centered early learning program.  We offer free services for eligible families with 3 - 5 year old children.  Services are available for most of Lewis County with centers in  Centralia, Chehalis, Toledo, and Salkum.  We are also able to offer transportation within our established bus routes.

To view our 2018-19 Annual Report click here

Our 2017/2018 School Readiness Reports can be found here!  3 year olds  4 year olds

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We partner with parents and the community to enhance and develop the social/emotional and school readiness skills of children and the self sufficiency of families.


Foundational Values

  • Head Start staff and parents are partners in the development of children and families.
  • Parents are the child's most important teachers.
  • Parents have the right and responsibility to make decisions for their children and their family.
  • The role of Lewis County Head Start is to provide a quality early learning program for children and resource, referral, and support to families.
  • Cooperation and collaboration with the community to maximize resources is essential to making a difference in the lives of children.


Through our philosophy & mission statement Lewis County Head Start Family Services Staff believe that:
  • A key element to a successful future is in ongoing learning & continuous improvement.
  • Learning is based in life experiences as well as formal education.  It is never ending.
  • Each individual has the capacity to continue learning throughout life.
  • There is always a way to improve.
  • Looking for a means to improve keeps us vital as individuals and a program.
  • Continuous improvement is fostered by the contribution of all the individuals involved.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Sep 1 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 6 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Nov 3 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, Dec 1 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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