Head Start

Building Bright Beginnings

Head Start Program

Through the School District of Philadelphia, Xiente’s Head Start program is a full day program for children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. NSCA offers a full immersion dual language curriculum, preparing students to have a command of both English and Spanish when they enter kindergarten. Our child development services are delivered through diverse approaches, encompassing center-based, home-based, and family child care settings.

Our Focus:

  • Early Learning
  • Development
  • Health
  • Family well-being

What we offer:

  • Dual Language Immersion Curriculum (English & Spanish)
  • Accommodations for Children with Special Needs
  • Three Hot Family Style Meals Per Day
  • Exposure to Puerto Rican Culture and Heritage
  • Experienced and Certified Bilingual Staff
  • Extended Hours Upon Request (7:30am – 6:30pm)
  • Flexible Pay Options (Including Subsidies)
  • Health and Wellness Screenings

Eligibility and Enrollment

Xiente’s Head Start preschool services focus on children aged 3 to 5 and their families. Families eligible for our no-cost Head Start services should visit the Federal Head Start Income Guidelines below.




To enroll, please email us or call our Children’s Center at (215) 634-2251.

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Xiente Head STart CENTERS

The Children’s Center

2011 N Mascher Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: (215) 634-2251

Willard Center

3070 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: (215) 291-4143