First Baptist Head Start operates both part day and full day centers. To obtain an application, you can come to our Administration Office at 3890 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, CA 94565, or you can contact us at (925) 473-2000. Once you obtained an application and have filled out the forms, please drop it off at the Administration Office with the following documents in order to start processing: Child’s Birth Verification; Child’s Immunization Record; Health and Dental Insurance Card; Family’s Income; Name of Doctor and Dentist, address and phone #’s.
A Family Service representative will review your application and contact you to schedule an appointment for registration if an opening becomes available. Once you have an appointment scheduled, plan to be here approximately 45 minutes to an hour the day of your appointment, to complete the registration packet. The Program will also require for your child to have a Physical and Dental examinations, we will give you the forms here at the time of your appointment.
Our Office hours are Monday – Friday, from 7:30 a.m. – 6: 00 p.m.
Head Start programs support children as cited on the Office of the Administration for Children and Families website (https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/about):
Early learning: Children's readiness for school and beyond is fostered through individualized learning experiences. Through relationships with adults, play, and planned and spontaneous instruction, children grow in many aspects of development. Children progress in social skills and emotional well-being, along with language and literacy learning, and concept development
Health: Each child's perceptual, motor, and physical development is supported to permit them to fully explore and function in their environment. All children receive health and development screenings, nutritious meals, oral health and mental health support. Programs connect families with medical, dental, and mental health services to ensure that children are receiving the services they need.
Family well-being: Parents and families are supported in achieving their own goals, such as housing stability, continued education, and financial security. Programs support and strengthen parent-child relationships and engage families around children's learning and development.