Parents In Community Action, Inc. Head Start
What is PICA?
Parents In Community Action, Inc. (PICA) is the federally designated grantee that operates Head Start programs in Hennepin County. Established in 1969, PICA has provided services to low-income families, pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschoolers for more than 50 years.
PICA helps change the economic trajectory of the families they work with by taking a two-generational approach. Providing education and workforce development to parents is the best start we can offer a child.
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Provide comprehensive early childhood and family development services that empower children and families to reach their full potential
Support parents and their communities in defining their needs and programs
Promote community change that values children and their families; and
Develop partnerships with parents and the public, private and corporate sectors to assist in achieving our goal of healthy, happy, productive children and families
To carry out this mission, PICA offers Head Start & Early Head Start programs and services to low-income families, pregnant women, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.