PATERSON PATERSON, NJ - Whether it was five little ducks or their 10 fingers and toes, the children at Greater Bergen Community Action’s Eastside Head Start preschool showed that their counting was on point.However, the young students, as well as their parents, teacher...

PATERSON — Ever since her son was born a year ago, Dayanhra Cordones has been waiting for an open slot at one of the government-regulated child care programs in Paterson.
 

During that wait, Cordones, a 35-year-old immigrant from the Dominican Republic, has stayed at ho...

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According to the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), a nonprofit organization working to end father absence, the presence of a father or father figure in the home has a significant impact on a child’s development in essential areas of life, i...

Jersey City, NJ – Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. (GBCA) is pleased to announce that its Lincoln Park Head Start and Early Head Start Center in Jersey City has achieved accreditation by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The NAE...

Hackensack, NJ – Greater Bergen Community Action (GBCA) Head Start Programs are holding ceremonies for the students who are “Moving Up” from its preschool programs to kindergarten.

For the ceremonies, teachers and families of the students come together to celebrate each...

                                                                                 Happy Birthday, Head Start...

GBCA Head Start teachers guided students through an in-depth lesson about buildings and community. The children worked to create buildings of their choice based on their own interests, experiences and inquiries. The work is a hands-on activity that uses the Creative Cu...

Greater Bergen Community Action (GBCA) recently established the Paterson Family Financial Empowerment Program, which provides banking services and financial empowerment classes to GBCA Paterson Head Start families right in the schools their children attend, through its...

GBCA Head Start is partnering with City Green, Inc., a 501(c)3 urban farming and gardening organization working to revitalize urban areas through agriculture and educational programming. The partnership allows GBCA to enhance Head Start’s curriculum with nature-based e...

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Greater Bergen Community Action

Greater Bergen’s Head Start program provides free early childhood education and family services to low-income families in Bergen County, Jersey City and Paterson, NJ. Comprehensive services and resources prepare children for kindergarten, enhance their emotional and physical well-being, and foster stable family relationships.

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Bergen County Head Start

263 Lafayette Avenue

Cliffside Park NJ 07010

201-366-1020

Jersey City Head Start

93 Nelson Avenue

Jersey City, NJ 07307

201-884-1050

Paterson Head Start

500 E 35th Street

Paterson, NJ 07504

973-546- 2634

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