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Wayne Metro Head Start

Type of School


Age of Children

2½ -5 years old


Grosse Pointe Head Start at Poupard Elementary
20655 Lennon
Harper Woods MI 48225
(313) 971-8278

Harper Woods Head Start
19258 Kelly
Harper Woods, MI 48225
(313) 202-0321


Contact Information



Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Preschool Hours: 8:00 am to 11:30 am (Part Day), 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Part Day)  OR  8:00 am -4:30 pm (Full Day)

Program Description

Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency’s Head Start program is a federally funded, preschool program for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years old. Wayne Metro Head Start is a comprehensive family program designed to meet the needs of the entire family.


Free for families that meet federal income guidelines. Some over-income families accepted.

Waiting List Policy

Registration is ongoing throughout the school year. As soon as a space is available, families on the waiting list are contacted. While on the waiting list, families are still invited to participate in family literacy events and special activities that the program provides.

Adult / Child Ratio

Ages 3 & 4 yrs.   1:10

Field Trips, Special Programs

Regularly scheduled Family Literacy events, Fatherhood events, Nutrition & Cooking Classes, Youth Mentoring Program, Cultural Awareness Event, Mobile Dentist, Mental Health Observations & Consultations, Community Readers, Bonus Bucks Action


Licensed by State of Michigan.

Additional Information

Wayne Metro Head Start is a comprehensive family program with opportunities for the entire family to participate. Program events and activities focus on literacy and parent involvement. Wayne Metro Head Start families also benefit from the 50+ programs that Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency provides. Wayne Metro Head Start is a Family Affair!

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