Worcester Child Development-Head Start

""Contact Information

770 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610

(508) 799-3259
Fax: (508) 799-3633

View the Head Start website

Information Specialist: Darlene Donaldson
E-mail: donaldsond@worc.k12.ma.us

Hours: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Additional Locations: Four locations throughout Worcester

Organization Narrative

Worcester Child Development-Head Start serves 770 children and families, employs over 150 staff, operates 37 classrooms and follows the Worcester Public Schools calendar. Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that provides comprehensive services to both children and families. Acceptance into the program is based on Federal Income Guidelines. Three options are available: half day program and full day program.

Population(s) Served

Income eligible children ages three to five years of age.


Portuguese, Spanish


  • Educational Program
  • Family Services
  • Health Services
  • Family Involvement
  • Disabilities / Mental Health


No information.


No charge for services

Other Information: Rosemarie Franchi, franchir@worc.k12.ma.us, Director