Duluth Head Start

A comprehensive program for children 0-5 years old and their families with incomes below the federal poverty guideline.

Phone: 336-8815 

Email: earlychildhood@isd709.org


Head Start is part of the Duluth Preschool program.   To apply please click on the link below or contact our office if you would like to schedule an appointment to fill out an application or to request a paper application.

Phone: 218-336-8815 option 4

Email: earlychildhood@isd709.org

Online Application

Families receive comprehensive services in early childhood education, health and nutrition, parent involvement, special needs coordination, and family support and advocacy.

Preschool children, ages 3 and 4, attend center-based programs.  Classes are offered at 7 elementary schools across the district.  All-Day and Half-Day classes are available. Contact our office to see what programming options are available and would best meet your family's needs.

Class Locations and Times

 In addition to center-based programming, Duluth Head Start offers home-based services for 3-5 year olds and individualized services through our Families in Transition program (FIT).  Early Childhood FIT serves pregnant women and families with children 0-5 experiencing homelessness. If you would like more information on these programs please call or email us.  218-336-8815 or earlychildhood@isd709.org

Helpful Links:
Community Action of Duluth:  www.communityactionduluth.org
St. Louis County Health and Human Services: www.stlouiscountymn.gov