Since 1965, Head Start has provided children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their children’s educational, social-emotional, health, nutritional, and psychological needs—designed to help break the cycle of poverty for preschool children and their families. Bank Street Head Start, operated by Bank Street College of Education, serves a diverse population of 68 children from ages 2.9 to 5 years.

Bank Street Head Start is a 501(c) (3) organization.