Head Start programs are administered by the Office of Head Start (OHS).


The Office of Head Start is a part of the Administration of Children and Families (ACF).

ACF is a part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Region III

ACF divides the oversight of its programs into 12 regions.

Pennsylvania is a part of Region III.  Region III consists of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.