Find a Head Start Center

Find YOUR Head Start or Early Head Start location!

To find the center closest to you use the Head Start Locator to search by zip code or call any of our locations to ask questions, enroll, or find out more about Head Start.

YWCA St. Louis operates 10 Head Start and Early Head Start locations throughout St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis. We also have partnerships with 11 child care locations – privately owned centers or centers within a school district that provide services to Head Start or Early Head Start eligible families.

All of our Head Start and Early Head Start locations, including our partners, are state licensed and accredited through the Missouri Accreditation of Programs for Children and Youth (MOA).

If you need assistance please call our main office:

YWCA St. Louis Head Start Central Office
1911 Beltway Drive
St. Louis, MO  63114
(314) 427-4940  or after hours (314) 427-4765, dial extension 1045
Email us at:  ersea@headstart.ywcastlouis.org

(Y) – indicates a YWCA St. Louis location
(P) – indicates a Child Care Partner location

HS – Only Head Start Services are provided
EHS – Only Early Head Start Services are provided
HS/EHS – Head Start and Early Head Start Services are provided

Location NameAddressPhone NumberServicing Area Codes
Ambrose Family Center (P) HS222 W. Cedar St. Louis, MO 63119(314) 963-6440 Fax (314) 968-925963119
Bessie T. Draper Early Head Start and Pregnant Women's Center (Y) EHS4642 West Florissant St. Louis, MO 63115(314) 388-2495 Fax (314) 388-097463107, 63115, 63147
Betty J. Robinson Center (Y) HS/EHS4146 Garfield St. Louis, MO 63113(314) 535-9501 Fax (314) 535-950763107, 63113, 63115, 63147
Cornerstone Center for Early Learning (P) HS3901 Russell St. Louis, MO 63110(314) 865–5244 Fax (314) 865-0482 63109, 63110, 63116, 63119, 63139 (east of Skinker)
Early Explorers Child Development Academy (P) HS/EHS1232 Robert L. Powell Place St. Louis, MO 63133(314) 726-300063112, 63120, 63130, 63133
Educare Center (Y) HS/EHS1101 Milwaukee St. Louis, MO 63122(314) 821-4470 Fax (314) 821-761363122, 63124, 63127, 63131
Every Child’s Hope (P) HS8240 St. Charles Rock Road St. Louis, MO 63114(314) 427–5358 Fax (314) 426-227663042, 63043, 63044, 63074, 63114, 63130, 63132, 63133, 63134, 63141, 63146
Ferguson/Florissant (Ferguson) (P) HS200 Day Drive Ferguson, MO 63135(314) 521-5971 (ext. 1014)63135
Ferguson/Florissant (Kinloch) (P) HS201 Brotherton Ferguson, MO 63135 (314) 595-3910 Fax (314) 524-117163135
Guardian Angel (P) HS/EHS1127 North Vandeventer Ave. St. Louis, MO 63113(314) 231-3188 Fax (314) 231-812663107, 63113, 63115, 63147
Kingdom House (P) HS/EHS1321 11th Street St. Louis, MO 63104(314) 421-0400 Fax (314) 241-236663104
Lewis and Clark Center (Y) HS10242 Prince Drive St. Louis, MO 63136(314) 868-5205 Fax (314) 388-992763136, 63137, 63138, 63031, 63033, 63034, 63042
Maplewood Early Childhood Center (P) HS2801 Oakland Ave. Maplewood, MO 63143(314) 644-4405 Fax (314) 781-189663143
North County Center (Y) HS/EHS10725 Vorhoff St. Louis, MO 63136(314) 867-9522 Fax (314) 867-952963136, 63137, 63138, 63031, 63033, 63034, 63042
Overland Center (Y) HS/EHS2212 North Warson St. Louis, MO 63114(314) 426-1506 Fax (314) 426-168563031, 63033, 63034, 63042, 63136, 63137, 63138
Pagedale Center (Y) HS/EHS1436 Ferguson St. Louis, MO 63133(314) 727-1134 Fax (314) 727-138663114, 63121, 63133
Pine Lawn Center (Y) HS/EHS4100 Peyton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63121(314) 382-9041 Fax (314) 382-913863120, 63121
South County Center (Y) HS4974 Heege Road St. Louis, MO 63123(314) 544-8383 Fax (314) 544-691463111, 63116, 63119, 63123, 63125, 63127, 63128, 63129
St. Louis Transitional Hope House (P) HS1611 Hodiamont Ave. St. Louis, MO 63112(314) 382-3801 Fax (314) 382-231663112
St. Martin’s Child Center (P) HS/EHS6315 Garfield St. Louis, MO 63134(314) 524-4719 Fax (314) 524-596963042, 63043, 63044, 63074, 63114, 63130, 63132, 63133, 63134, 63141, 63146
University City Children’s Center (P) HS6646 Vernon Ave. St. Louis, MO 63130(314) 726-0148 Fax (314) 721-093963130
West Florissant Center (Y) HS4632 West Florissant St. Louis, MO 63118(314) 385-0598 Fax (314) 389-280963107, 63115, 63147