Community Action Opportunities’ Head Start is a free school-readiness program for children three to five years of age and their families who meet the income guidelines. Head Start has classrooms that are located throughout Buncombe County.  The program focuses on preparing preschool-aged children for Kindergarten.  The program provides  educational preparation, health screenings, family support, and other services.

Families who live in Housing Authority’s complexes receive priority consideration for placement. Limited transportation may be available.

To learn more about the Head Start program and how to apply, call 828.252.2495.  For more information, visit: