Hillsborough County Head Start and Early Head Start will Close Monday, Reopen Tuesday

Hurricane Ian Update No. 28

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2022)- All Hillsborough County Board of County Commission Head Start and Early Head Start Centers will close on Monday, Oct. 3 for children and families to allow for staff to assess and cleanup the centers.

All Head Start and Early Head Start Centers will reopen at their regular time on Tuesday, Oct. 4 for normal operations with children and families.

Five of the centers lost power due to Hurricane Ian. The power has been restored at all locations, but staff needs to evaluate each center and get them ready for Tuesday's opening.

Hillsborough County has 19 Head Start and Early Head Start Centers throughout the county that serve children between 0-5 years old, including those with special needs. The program also offers family support services.

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