The Head Start located in Toledo, Ohio, has a long tradition of delivering comprehensive services designed to foster healthy development in low-income children. Head Start is a comprehensive child development program, which serves children from birth to age 5, pregnant women and their families. Child focused, its overall goal is to increase the school readiness of young children in low-income families. The Head Start program is administered by the Head Start Bureau; the Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Administration for Children and Families; and the Department of Health and Human Services. Head Start grantee and delegate agencies provide individualized services in the areas of education and early childhood development; medical, dental and mental health; nutrition; and parent involvement. The organization was founded in 1964 to meet the needs of disadvantaged children.