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The Head Start program of the Big Sandy Area Community Action Partnership, along with 6 delegate school systems, serve a total of 1113 children and their families throughout a 5 county area. At least 90% of these children are from low-income families or are eligible under other criteria that Head Start recognizes as being in need. The Big Sandy area has benefited from the Head Start program for over 40 years and children continue to receive a valuable early childhood foundation and develop school readiness in our 63 center-based classrooms each year. Children are served in the following programs:

BSACAP Total Funded Enrollment 1113
Floyd County BOE 253
Johnson County BOE 115
Magoffin County BOE 124
Martin County BOE 104
Model City (BSACAP) 68
Paintsville City BOE 39
Pike County BOE 410


Statement of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by the USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online here, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  1. Mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture-Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue SW
    Washington, DC 20250
  2. Fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Email: program.intake@usda.gov