Preschool Teacher and Students

About Us

Based in New Albany, Indiana, Floyd County Community Action Agency, Inc. has provided services to families for the past 47 years. 

Floyd County Head Start Birth to Five is a federally-funded, comprehensive Preschool program including Educational, Health, Transportation, and Family Support Services.  A State-Licensed Level 3 facility, we serve the Floyd County area and beyond.  We have now expanded to include expecting mothers, infants, and toddlers in addition to our services for preschoolers and their families.

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Floyd County Head Start Birth to Five Programs

Bringing staff, community, and families together to promote education, wellness, and self-sufficiency.

We provide specialized services for the most at-risk populations in Floyd County and beyond.  Qualifications include:

  • Family income below the poverty line

  • Families receiving public assistance

  • Homeless populations

  • Unemployed families

  • Foster children


Early Head Start Home Visiting Program

Designed for children 0-35 months (has not turned 3 years of age by August 1st of the current enrollment year) you may qualify for our home-based or center-based Early Head Start programs.

Additionally, Early Head Start program features a Prenatal Program that consists of home visits during your pregnancy to provide education and prenatal support.

Early Head Start Center-Based Program

EHS Center-based program is offered Monday through Thursday for 8 hours per day. The focus is on school readiness, wellness, social and emotional development.


Head Start Part-Day Program

Head Start Part Day is offered Monday through Thursday for 4.75 hours per day. The focus is on kindergarten readiness, wellness, social and emotional development.

Head Start Extended Day Program

Head Start Extended Day is Monday through Thursday, 7 hours per day. This option supports the research that the more hours we teach the more children will learn and retain.


If you’re interested in learning more about our services, simply get in touch.


Click below to begin enrollment into our Head Start Birth to Five Program.

After completing the online application, please call 812-271-4140 for assistance providing additional documentation. 

You will need to provide the following documentation:​

  • Child's BIRTH CERTIFICATE (or other government-issued document with Date of Birth)

  • Proof of INCOME (Tax Return, W-2, Last 3 Check Stubs, SNAP, SSI/Foster or Shelter Letter, Bank Statement)

  • Proof of ADDRESS (Utility bill, State I.D., Lease)

  • Health Plan (if applicable)

  • Shot Records (If Applicable)


Come join our team!



Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Saturday and Sunday: Closed 

700 Pearl Street
New Albany, IN 47150

P: 812-271-4140

F: 812-271-4145

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