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Community Action Head Start Centers

Research shows that quality early childhood education is essential for success throughout a child’s life. Enrolling your child in preschool will help nourish your child’s mind, emotions, and social skills and prepare them for kindergarten and beyond! 

Eligibility Guidelines 

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Preschool Extended Day (3-5 year olds)

Monday - Thursday, 7.5 hours per day (Sept - June)

Center Name Center Address Center Phone Number
Eastside YMCA 875 Arcade St. St Paul, MN 651-278-8273
McDonough 1544 Timberlake Rd. St Paul, MN 55117 651-558-2188
Midway 775 Lexington Pkwy N. St Paul, MN 55104 651-603-5999
Mt. Airy 91 Arch St E. St Paul, MN 55130 651-228-3196
Roosevelt 1575 Ames Ave. St Paul, MN 55106 651-774-6311
Ruth Benner 586 Fuller Ave. St Paul, MN 55103 651-224-4363
Skyline 1247 St Anthony Ave. St Paul, MN 55104 (Class time: 8:30am – 4:00pm) 651-999-7534
West Side 271 Belvidere St E. St Paul, MN 55107 651-298-4639

Infant, Toddler and Preschool Full Day (6 weeks - 5 years)

Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 5:30 (September - August)     Requires CCAP or Pathway 1 Scholarship

* Agape only serves infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 36 months

**University Center is open from 7:00 - 5:30

Center Name Center Address Center Phone Number
AGAPE* 1037 University Ave W. St Paul, MN 55104 651-744-7998
Battle Creek 2181 Suburban Ave. St Paul, MN 55119 651-730-1663
Ruth Benner 586 Fuller Ave. St Paul, MN 55103 651-224-4363
University** 450 Syndicate St N. St Paul, MN 55104 651-603-5962

Child Care Partnership Sites (3 - 5 year olds)

Hours vary. Contact Centers for exact days/time and eligibility.

Center Name Center Address Center Phone Number
Community Child Care Center 1250 Fifield Ave. St Paul, MN 55108 651-645-8958
Fraser Day Treatment 450 Syndicate St N. St Paul, MN 55104 651-645-6445
Wilder Child Development Center 911 Lafond Ave. St Paul, MN 55104 651-280-2600

Head Start & Saint Paul Public Schools Partnership

Head Start and SPPS are offering an exciting new no-cost Pre-Kindergarten program for eligible families inside St. Paul Public School buildings. The program will include family support, opportunities for parent involvement, health support, and the full benefits of being part of the SPPS community. This program has an age requirement of being 4 by September 1st.

All schools are Monday - Friday, September - June.

School Name School Address School Hours
Eastern Heights Elementary 2001 Margaret St St Paul, MN 55119 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Expo for Excellence Elementary 540 Warwick St St Paul, MN 55116 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Highwood Hills Elementary 2188 Londin Ln E St Paul, MN 55119 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Our Impact This Year

  • People Who Received Utility Bill Assistance


  • Children Enrolled in Head Start & Early Head Start


  • People Whose Utility Bills Were Lowered Through Home Weatherization


  • Workers Provided with Transportation Support Including Vehicle Loans, Repair Grants, and Transit Passes


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