prevent and end youth and family homelessness.
Learn how by reading the Opening Doors strategic plan.
are received by the National Domestic Violence Hotline, on average.
More than 90 percent of callers report that this is their first call for help.
- Response & Recovery Efforts for 34 Disasters in 2011
OHSEPR participated in response and recovery efforts for 34 presidentially declared disasters in 21 U.S. states and territories, including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires and severe winter storms in 2011.
Among Head Start preschool-age children, 85% received preventive dental care and 87% have completed a professional dental examination during the 2011-2012 program year.
At the end of the 2011-2012 program year: 95% of Head Start children had health insurance; 96% had a medical home; and 96% had appropriate immunizations;
In 2012, 12% of Head Start children had disabilities, and 99% of these children received special services.
Through Early Head Start, more than 16,000 pregnant women received services to support the health and development of their babies in 2012.
Head Start programs operate in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and six territories.
In 2012, 30% of Head Start participants spoke a language other than English at home, representing more than 140 languages.