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500 East 35th Street, Paterson, NJ 07504

Phone: 973-546-2634

Fax: 862-336-9218

Email: EastsideHS@greaterbergen.org

Head Start/Early Head Start


Handicapped Accessible

We speak English and Spanish

Before/After Care Available

Summer Camp

Meals Included




(breakfast, lunch and snack)


Greater Bergen Community Action
Greater Bergen Community Action


Maya Trivedi

Master Teacher for Pre-school

P-3 Standard License, Masters of Child Development , Educational specialist.

Sharonna Williams

Head Family Worker

BA degree from Montclair University in Family and Child Studies with concentration in family services, New Jersey Family Development Credential from Rutgers School of Social Work, 5 years experience- CPR and First Aid certified.

Ana Tejeda

School Nurse

License Practical Nurse Graduated from Eastwick College.

More than 3 years of experience

CPR/First Aid certificated

Associate degree in education

Fluent English /Spanish

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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Eastside Head Start

Early Head Start

500 East 35th Street

Paterson, NJ 07504

Phone: 973-546-2634

Fax: 862-336-9218


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"I’ve been here two years. I learned how to fix a lot of stuff I didn’t’ know before..."
"I’ve been with Head Start around two years now. I have one child who has already graduated into..."
"He’s learning a lot of English. At home we only speak to him in Spanish and now he speaks more English..."
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