Tri County Head start


Your Child for a Better Future

Serving the Black Hawk, Buchanan,
and Grundy Counties

The Largest Head Start Provider in Iowa

Tri County Head start

Our Mission

 To inspire every child and support every family.

Tri County Head start

Our Vision

Changing the world one mind at a time.

Tri County Head start

Our Core Values

  • Compassion: Building meaningful relationships through service, understanding, and empowerment.
  • Growth-Mindset: Pursuing a forward thinking approach to foster the development of lifelong learners.
  • Teamwork: Striving together is the beginning...achieving together is success.
  • Excellence: Delivering what we promise and exceeding expectations.
Tri County Head start

Since 1965 we have served over 20,000 children in Black Hawk, Buchanan, and Grundy counties.

Access our page for a comprehensive list of Tri County Child and Family Development Services.

Tri County Head start

Contact Our Office Today

We are excited to start this important journey with you and your children.
Contact our Tri-County office today to begin the enrollment process.


Yolanda S.

Great place for kids , wonderful teachers , and a great place to work

Arcadia N.

Very interesting and constructive all events. I love each one because we learn together with our children