We are now accepting child applications for the 2021-2022 school year!

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Who We Are

Sequatchie Valley Head Start is the area’s premiere early childhood program serving children and families in Bledsoe, Grundy, Marion, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties.

We are all about Children & Families!

Our Areas of Service

Sequatchie Valley Head Start provides plenty of services for children and families.

From Health Services to Community Resources to Mental Health Services, no matter the need, we are here FOR YOU.

Check out our website or call our toll free number, 1-800-762-8432, to learn more!

Early Head Start Options

  • For children 0-6-3 years old
  • Children attend 5 days a week, 7.5 hours a day
  • EHS operates from August to June
  • Parents provide transportation for children
  • Locations: Dayton, Pikeville, South Pittsburg, Tracy City, & Altamont

Preschool Head Start Options

  • For children ages 3-5 years old
  • Children attend 4 days/week, 5 hours per day, Tuesdays through Fridays
  • Preschool HS operates from August through June
  • Limited transportation is provided

Extended Day Head Start Options (HS-EDC)

  • For children ages 3-5 years old
  • Children usually attend 5 days per week
  • Extended Day HS operates from August through May
  • Parents provide transportation for childeren in most cases
  • Parents attending school, working, or who have a child enrolled in EHS are given priority

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Complete Your Child's Application Today

At SVHS, we’ve made it very easy to apply!

Click the button & start your child’s application today. One our friendly staff will contact you shortly. If you need immediate assistance, please call us at 1-800-762-8432 and we would be happy to help you.


The mission of Sequatchie Valley Head Start is to create a nurturing place where children, families and staff can work through community partnerships to exceed Head Start’s national goals.

Early Head Start 0-3 yrs

Head Start 3-5 yrs