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KidsCARE: A collaboration between MARC Head Start and Swope Health Services

MARC Head Start collaborates with Swope Health Services KidsCARE to support the health, well-being and school readiness of children enrolled in Head Start. Together we provide preventative, early intervention and treatment services at schools and early learning centers. Read about the latest developments.

Head Start Happenings

MARC Head Start seeking service provider proposals for new site

MARC Head Start seeking service provider proposals for new site

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) Head Start program is accepting center-based service provider proposals from qualified community agencies, educational institutions or other nonprofit entities with experience in providing comprehensive child development...

Helping children learn through the Project Approach

Helping children learn through the Project Approach

Five MARC Head Start teaching teams shared projects at the annual conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the largest professional organization of early childhood educators. More than 7,000 educators from all 50 states, the...

Federal official visits MARC Head Start facilities

Federal official visits MARC Head Start facilities

Capt. Tala Hooban, deputy director of Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start, celebrated Head Start Awareness Month in October with a visit to two MARC Head Start locations in the Kansas City region. Hooban toured Cub Care in Blue Springs,...

Health care is family care

Health care is family care

MARC Head Start will join Swope Health on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the KidsCARE Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Swope Health Central, 3801 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Kansas City, Missouri. Families are invited to stop by and learn more about health and early learning...

Happy birthday, Head Start!

Happy birthday, Head Start!

MARC and its partner agencies were awarded funds as part of the HRSA Building Bridges to Better Health Challenge

Parade of Hearts lives on through MARC early learning programs

Parade of Hearts lives on through MARC early learning programs

The regional Parade of Hearts display may be over. Still, organizations, including MARC early learning programs, will benefit from the more than $2.5 million raised from the heart auction, merchandise and its 75 sponsors. “We are proud to be a recipient of funds from...