Head Start works to ensure Lane County's youngest children have a solid start on life. Head Start is our county's premier provider of developmental and educational services to pregnant moms, babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their families, who live in poverty and struggle to meet the basic needs of life. Read more
Child Poverty Rates
America’s next generation of children and young adults continue to experience poverty at very high rates—of particular concern because research shows the lifelong consequences of poverty in childhood.