Matrix Head Start provides free, federally funded, comprehensive early education for children zero to five & families.

Operating across Southwest Detroit, Central/Downtown Detroit, Midtown and Southeast Detroit, Matrix Head Start has grown to be the largest Head Start provider in Detroit serving more than 1,900 children.

Matrix Head Start provides high-quality comprehensive services to children aged 0-5 and their families including expecting mothers, special needs children and home based options.

Matrix Head Start is a federally funded, comprehensive program serving low-income children zero to five years of age, special needs children and their families.

As a trilingual, multicultural program, MHS is sensitive to the cultural differences, strengths and uniqueness of our community and teaches in three languages English, Spanish and Arabic.

The goal of Matrix Human Services Head Start is to continually develop collaborative projects to integrate services and more efficiently utilize community resources and funding. The multifaceted program approach includes training opportunities and shared facilities that establish Matrix as an authority in early childhood education and childcare.

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  • 100% of our children (1,103 enrolled) receive hearing and vision screening. 100%
  • 98.5% of Matrix Head Start children (1,103 enrolled) are up to date on their immunizations at no cost to the program, utilizing existing healthcare funding streams. 98.5%

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Matrix Head Start (MHS) (est 1981) Currently operating in Southwest Detroit, Central/Downtown Detroit, Midtown and Southeast Detroit service areas, Matrix Head Start has grown to be the largest Head Start provider in the city.

Matrix Head Start provides high-quality comprehensive services to children aged 0-5 and their families.

MHS is an integral part of the community and in the lives of children and families. It is a federally funded, comprehensive program serving low-income children zero to five years of age, special needs children and their families. The focus is on parents in order to empower them to provide for themselves and their families while preparing for the future. We are prepared to meet the challenges and changes faced by the children, families, and community we serve.

As a trilingual, multicultural program, MHS is sensitive to the cultural differences, strengths and uniqueness of our community. The traditions and celebrations, which bring hope, joy, and unity to the families served, are respected.

The goal of MHS is to continually develop collaborative projects to integrate services and more efficiently utilize community resources and funding. The multifaceted program approach, which includes training opportunities and shared facilities, establishes us as an authority in early childhood education and childcare in Southwest Detroit.

Our vision is that MHS will remain at the forefront of innovative service delivery and a true leader in the community for children and families.

Detroit is rich in cultural diversity and MHS works to affirm the value of each child and each culture. Exposure to the different cultures and eras enhance the family’s ability to understand the world around them.

MATRIX HEAD START CENTER LOCATIONS

CARE VILLAGE

11148 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213

CATHEDRAL OF ST. PAUL

4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

CECIL

5690 Cecil, Detroit, MI 48210

EASTLAKE

1021 Clairpointe, Detroit, MI 48215

ETERNAL ROCK

4300 Lonyo, Detroit, MI 48210

FIORE

3950 Toledo, Detroit, MI 48216

HOLY REDEEMER

1711 Junction, Detroit, MI 48209

INFINITY 1

9208 Gratiot, Detroit, MI 48213

INFINITY 2

8900 Gratiot, Detroit, MI 48213

JBN / SAMARITAN

5555 Conner, Detroit 48213

LAKEWOOD MANOR

14200 Kercheval, Detroit, MI 48215

MANUEL REYES

8500 W. Vernor, Detroit, MI 48209

PATHWAYS

11322 E. Jefferson, Detroit 48214

PETER CLAVER

450 Eliot, Detroit, MI 48201

PLYMOUTH CENTER

4600 Russell, Detroit, MI 48207

SALEM

21230 Moross, Detroit 48236

SPIRIT OF HOPE (opening soon!)

1519 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Detroit 48208

Ss. PETER AND PAUL

3810 Gilbert, Detroit, MI 48210

ST. STEPHEN

1235 Lawndale, Detroit, MI 48209

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL

3000 Gratiot, Detroit 48207

THE WORD OF TRUTH

4900 Lovett, Detroit, MI 48210

TABERNACLE

2080 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit 48208

TIMBUKTU

10800 Canfield, Detroit 48214

WC3D

1001 W. Fort St., Detroit, MI 48226

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For information on any of our Head Start center locations or for enrollment, please visit us at matrixheadstart.org
or call (313) 962-5255