Latest News from
UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start

  • ACT Raising Safe Kids Parenting Class

    Mom and child working on family picture together

    This year we started offering parenting classes from the ACT (Adults and Children Together) Raising Safe Kids program. Click to find out more about ACT Raising Safe Kids. Below families joined us for our parenting class in November.  They created Popsicle stick families together. Click on an image to see a larger version.    

  • Head Start Pupils All Smiles at Oral Health Screenings

    Joshua Farr, D.D.S., a resident in the General Practice Residency Program, coaxes a reluctant patient into letting Farr take a look at his teeth.

    “Open wide and show me your pretty teeth,” was a familiar refrain as UAMS’ dental residents and dental hygiene students coaxed Head Start pupils to open their mouths during recent oral health screenings. The screenings, which took place at various UAMS Head Start locations during October, were designed to identify cavities the children might have…

  • Firefighters Visit Our Head Start Programs

    Little girl wearing a firefighter coat

    Our Head Start students had a blast meeting Little Rock firefighters! Click an image to see a larger version.