The Family Y of Greater Augusta




Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages 3 to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.

Head Start programs provide comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families, which include health, nutrition, social services and other services determined to beHead Start necessary by family needs assessments, in addition to education and cognitive development services. Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child and family’s ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage.

Head Start Annual Report SY 2016-2017

Why you should consider this Program:

  • Learning Experiences
    Starting early and right with quality learning experiences through Head Start can help your child succeed now and throughout life.
  • Skilled Teachers
    Our teachers understand early childhood development and are committed to helping each preschool child prepare for a successful kindergarten experience.
  • Affordability
    If your family qualifies, there is no cost for Head Start.

Find A YMCA Head Start Location Near You!


1. Aiken YMCA Head Start Academy
203 Beaufort Street, NE
Aiken SC 29801
Phone: 803-649-1465
Fax: 803-649-0437
2. Barnwell YMCA Head Start Academy
262 Litchfield Street
Barnwell, SC 29812
Phone: 803-259-7210
Fax: 803-259-7282
3. Graniteville YMCA Head Start Academy
225 Aiken Road
Graniteville, SC 29829
Phone: 803-380-2026
4. Macedonia Elementary YMCA Head Start Academy
556 Jones Bridge Road
Blackville, SC 29817
Phone: 803-282-8093
Fax: 803-282-8100
5. Monetta YMCA Head Start Academy
298 Academy Street
Monetta, SC 29105
Phone: 803-685-7898
Fax: 803-685-5758
6. Salley YMCA Head Start Academy
268 Poplar Street
Salley, SC 29137
Phone: 803-291-1026
Fax: 803-291-1005
7. Williston YMCA Head Start Academy
147 Windsor Road
Williston, SC 29853
Phone: 803-266-3858
Fax: 803-266-7072