Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive early childhood development programs serving low-income children from ages birth to five and their families. Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded programs that are operated by local entities. Salt Lake Community Action Program is the grantee for Head Start serving Salt Lake and Tooele Counties. Children who attend Head Start participate in school-readiness curriculum that includes literacy, language, science, mathematics, and social-emotional development. They also receive medical and dental services, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing safely indoors and outdoors.