Pinal Gila Community Child Services, Inc.

Head Start

Head StartPGCCS Head Start is a comprehensive, school readiness program providing preschool services in a classroom setting.

Our Program provides the following:

  • Preschool Program for ages 3-5 years;
  • Creative Curriculum which is a research based curriculum;
  • Social Emotional skills are taught daily in the classroom with our curriculum, Conscious Discipline, which includes teaching problem solving, identifying feelings and stress management skills;
  • Teaching Strategies GOLD ongoing child assessment which aligns with Arizona Early Learning Standards and assists teachers in individualizing for each child.
  • Vision and hearing screenings as well as height/weight assessments to promote overall child health;
  • Engagement activities with families to identify strengths, local resources and goal setting using the assessment Family Map;
  • Work with school districts to identify children who may be at risk of developmental delay;
  • Work with families and providers to ensure children have current physical exams, dental exams, appropriate testing; and treatment as needed to ensure each child is healthy and ready to learn;
  • Provide consultation and referrals for children and families as needed.

PGCCS has a Head Start center in the following communities:

    Pinal County
    • Apache Junction
    • Casa Grande
    • Coolidge
    • Eloy
    • Florence
    • Mammoth
    • Maricopa
    • San Tan Valley
    • Stanfield
    • Superior
    • Toltec
    Gila County
    • Globe
    • Miami
    • Payson

For more information: Application Hotline 520-723-1227