About Head Start

  • Schedule an Intake Interview to Apply for Head Start

    Geneva City School District (GCSD) Head Start offers a first-rate preschool education to preschool-age students throughout Ontario County. GCSD is the grantee for the Head Start program in Ontario County, serving children throughout the county. This includes children enrolled at Geneva North Street School Head Start.

    Head Start works with Geneva schools and families to promote school readiness as children transition to kindergarten. This high-quality program is offered at no cost to families, focusing on all aspects of healthy development for each child, including social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development. Geneva Head Start provides strength-focused learning, environment, positive and trusted support for families, transportation, breakfast, lunch, and snacks.

    Various risk and protective factors are assessed during the application process to determine priority. Interested parents may contact us to schedule an appointment to complete an application.

  • Contact


    400 West North Street
    Geneva, NY 14456
    Main Office: (315) 781-4104
    Fax: (315) 781-4198

    Schools Hours 2023–24

    • Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Morning Classes: 9 a.m.–noon
    • Afternoon Classes: 12:30–3:30 p.m.
    • Full Day Head Start/PK: 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.