The Summit Head Start 0-5 (HS0-5) program is comprehensive early childhood program for low-income families with children 0-5 years old.  Pregnant woman can also apply. 


Children learn school readiness skills including:

Social & friendship skills

Language & literacy skills

Problem solving skills & self confidence


Parents have access to:

Parenting classes & tips

Family support

Connection to community resources 

Community of parents


All enrolled families are invited to bilingual story times, bilingual playgroups and more fun events!

HS 0-5 offers both Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

Head Start (HS)

HS serves families with children ages 3-5.  Participating preschools include:

Dillon Valley Elementary

Silverthorne Elementary

Upper Blue Elementary

Lake Dillon Preschool

Summit County Preschool

Carriage House Early Learning Center


To apply for Head Start (3-5 years old)

Click here!

Aplicación en español

Application English

Early Head Start (EHS)


EHS is for families with children age 0-3. Participating centers include: Summit County Preschool, Lake Dillon Preschool, and Carriage House Early Learning Center.


To apply for Early Head Start,

Click here!

Aplicación Español

English Application 

You will be asked to provide income information for the last 12 months and verification of child’s age.


Want to refer a family or child to the HS 0-5 program?

Referral Form/ Formulario de Remisión

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Early Childhood Options

330 Fiedler Ave Dillon, CO 80435

PO BOX 3355


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Head Start Disco Night

An event for the Families of the program to share and coexist with the program, parent games, children's activities, raffles and more