DHA & Head Start/Early Head Start

The Delta Health Alliance Head Start / Early Head Start Childcare Partnership is an early learning program serving income-eligible children and families in Sunflower County, Mississippi. Programming promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through quality educational, health, nutritional, and other social services to enrolled children and families. Head Start engages parents in their children’s learning and supports parents in making progress toward their educational, literacy, and employment goals.

Story Time
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Story Time

Stories read by our teachers and community members.


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Imagination Library
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Imagination Library

Explore our Dolly Parton's Imagination Library activities.


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Learning Hub
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Online Resources

Free ready-to-go resources for at-home learning.


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Mississippi is seeing an exceptional number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Having guests in your home can bring COVID-19 to you or spread it outside your household. Keep Thanksgiving small. Stay home, stay protected, and keep yourself and others well. ... See MoreSee Less

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This Holiday season, pass the pie — not COVID. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

This Holiday season, pass the pie — not COVID.

The idea of having a conversation with a toddler or preschooler may make some adults laugh. However, research shows that carrying a conversation, even with babies is essential for a child’s language development. Children should hear 21,000 words per day to be kindergarten ready. Find ways to incorporate conversation with your child each day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Greenwood, we’re preparing our Gilliam site and looking forward to seeing your little ones soon! Be sure to like our page for the latest information on enrollment, as well as dates for our grand opening. ... See MoreSee Less

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Vicksburg, we can’t wait to meet you! We’re preparing our Centers and looking forward to seeing your little ones soon! Be sure to like our page for the latest information on enrollment, as well as dates for our grand opening. ... See MoreSee Less

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PARENTS: Check out our November activity calendars for fun, age-appropriate learning experiences, each day of the month! 🍁🍂 ... See MoreSee Less

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PARENTS: Check out our November activity calendars for fun, age-appropriate learning experiences, each day of the month! 🍁🍂Image attachmentImage attachment

DHA goes Pink! 🎀🤍 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join our DHA employees, affiliates and friends as we celebrate the survivors and demonstrate our support in the search for a cure. ... See MoreSee Less

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Shalanda Smith💕💕💕

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Very nice pictures

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1 month ago

We’re proud to be a part of the rich legacy of HeadStart! To learn more about our children's services, visit www.dhaheadstart.org. Join us in celebrating the history and impact of HeadStart Programs during #HeadStartAwarenessMonth. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Look at these #headstartcuties as they enjoy storytime. This is a part of their unit of study on seats! What better way is there to listen to a story about trains than to have your very own train to sit in during the story, "Chugga Chugga Choo-Choo." ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

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Is that Cookie Swims!!! Great job & I love this💙

What a great way to learn....

Hey my grandbaby choo choo

Great Idea!

Heyyyyyy Ms. Swims!!!!😍

Love This !!!

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1 month ago

One of our goals in our Head Start/Early Head Start programs is to make sure that we provide our #headstartparents with learning resources for their #HeadStartCuties, to set them up for success! Check out the calendar below to get some ideas of activities to use with your toddler! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

One of our goals in our Head Start/Early Head Start programs is to make sure that we provide our #headstartparents with learning resources for their #HeadStartCuties, to set them up for success! Check out the calendar below to get some ideas of activities to use with your toddler!
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