Doña Ana Head Start is a free Federal Program for children aged 3-5 from low-income families which helps all children to succeed. There are a variety of educational opportunities, medical and dental care, screening for developmental delays, family & social services, healthy meals and snacks, and appropriate learning activities in a safe indoor/outdoor setting.
NMSU Head Start classes operate four days a week (Monday through Thursday) with 15-17 children per session. The AM session runs from 8-11:30 AM, and the afternoon session runs from 12:30-4 PM. Our center is staffed with a teacher, teaching assistant, cook, parent involvement assistant, family outreach worker, and parent/community volunteers.
Applications may be picked up at the Myrna’s Children’s Village Building 800 or call 575-646-2889. Applications may also be obtained from the Doña Ana County Head Start Administration office at 2540 El Paseo, Suite B (575-647-8733).