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Nelsonville Headstart

40 Saint Charles St
Nelsonville, OH 45764-1504

(740) 753-9404


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Through advocacy and a broad variety of services, Hocking . Athens . Perry Community Action helps families and individuals achieve an improved quality of life by working to alleviate the hardships of poverty.

Strategies to accomplish this mission include:

The development and operation of program services that address such issues as:

Early education needs of children
Employment and training needs for self-sufficiency
Safe and affordable housing for low and moderate income residents
Food and nutrition needs of residents of all ages
Community development activities that improve infrastructure

The coordination of service efforts through partnerships with other community groups, agencies, and institutions.

Advocacy for the poor on matters regarding administrative reforms, program funding, and institutional change.

Excerpted from the preschool's website