Head Start Early Childhood Development Program

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Announcement

Please be advised that all Head Start centers are closed during the Coronavirus pandemic for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.

In the meantime, here are some resources that you can utilize as a Head Start parent…

Coronavirus 3 Step Plan Toolbox


CLICK on this Yucky Bug  to take advantage of our family Partner Mental Health Consultant, 

Jodi Allen Maslowski, on a Drop In Phone Consultation to provide
individualized one on one confidential support for these issues


Coronavirus 3 Step Plan Toolbox

CLICK on this Yucky Bug  to view Must See Cartoon Link to Explain the 3 Step Toolbox

  1. Health and Safety Concerns
  2. Family Mental Health and Emotional Concerns
  3. Community At Large Concerns

Check out the other links for updated resources

Remote Learning Links

Head Start

Head Start

Head Start specializes in comprehensive health, educational, nutritional, social and other services for eligible low income families with children ages 3 to 5. The program maximizes the strengths and unique experiences of each child. The family, which is the principal influence on the child’s development, directly participates in the program. Children with disabilities participate with all children in program activities and receive special services as required.

Early Head Start

High quality services for expecting mothers & families with children from Infant to 3 years! Education, Health Services, Playgroups, Transportation (when available) for Pre-Natal & Well Baby Appointments, and so much more! State of the art Early Childhood facilities in Pemberton & Browns Mills! Highly trained “Home Visitors” provide services in your home! All services provided at no cost for eligible children and families.

The above button links you to a printable PDF of the enrollment eligibility application.
When submitting the application, it must be accompanied by the following:

  • Copy of child’s birth certificate
  • Copy of child’s immunization record
  • Copies of proof of household income (types accepted outlined on the application cover page)

If you do not have access to a printer, you can pick up the application at any of the Head Start locations below. Please submit the application directly to the location where you intend to enroll your child.

BCAP Head Start Administrative Office

Human Services Facility – 3rd Floor
795 Woodlane Rd
Westampton, NJ 08060
Phone: (609) 261-2323
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday


Parent Resources

BCAP Head Start Locations

Head Start, Delanco

(Ages 3-5)
Carolynn E. Henderson Center
2431 Burlington Avenue
Delanco, NJ 08075
(856) 764-2562

Early Head Start Home-based Option

(Ages 0-3 & pregnant women)
Now based at the Nesbit Center
1 Anderson Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 726-1482

Head Start, Lumberton

(Ages 3-5)
W. Fredrick Knighten III Center
100 Rt. 38 & Maple Grove Blvd.
Lumberton, NJ 08048
(609) 267-9527

Head Start & Early Head Start

(Ages 0-5)
Browns Mills Center
405 Lakehurst Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-0234

Head Start, Sunbury

(Ages 3-5)
Nesbit Community Center
1 Anderson Rd
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 735-6280

Head Start Administrative Office

Human Services Facility
795 Woodlane Rd, 
3rd Floor
Westampton, NJ 08060
(609) 261-2323

Operation Hours


Head Start Regular Day
Mon-Thu 9AM-3PM
Fri 9AM-1PM
Head Start Extended Day
Mon-Fri 7:30AM-5:30PM
Early Head Start
Mon-Fri 9AM-3PM
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