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The MARC Head Start Network

MARC Head Start forms a network of providers and offers oversight and support for the delivery of Head Start and Early Head Start services through 17 childhood agencies throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan area. Some agencies operate in multiple locations. See the locations page for addresses.

Nonprofit community-based agencies:
Ability KC, Emmanuel Child and Family Development Center, Front Porch Alliance, Guadalupe Centers, Learn a Lot Academy, Operation Breakthrough, The Family Conservancy, United Inner-City Services and The YMCA of Greater Kansas City.

School districts:
Blue Springs, Center, Excelsior Springs, Grandview, Independence, Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, and Raytown.

How to become a partner

As the community changes, there are opportunities to become a part of the MARC Head Start Network. Formal opportunities are advertised through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process. For more information, contact MARC’s Head Start Director, Kasey Lawson.