OHCAC Head Start/Early Head Start Parent Survey
Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission (OHCAC) is interested in your opinions about the Head Start and Early Head Start services provided by our agency. Sharing your ideas and experiences will help us to ensure services meet your needs. The survey will take about 10 minutes to complete and is confidential. The deadline to complete this survey is December 1, 2017
 
1.
This survey is being competed by:
Mother
Father
Both Parents
Guardian
Other  
2.
Race:
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
White
Biracial/Multi-racial
Other  
3.

Ethnicity:

Hispanic or Latino origin
Non-Hispanic or Non-Latino origin
4.

The language(s) spoken in my home include: (Check all that apply)

English
Spanish
Other  
5.

Employment/Education Status: (Check all that apply)

Work full-time
Work part-time
In school full-time
In school part-time
Participating in a training program
Unemployed and not enrolled in an education or training program
Other  
6.

Highest Education Level:

Some high school
High school graduate/GED
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Advanced degree (Master's, PhD, etc.)
7.
The program schedule (days and number of hours per day) offered by the program meet my family's needs.
Yes
No
8.
If the program schedule does not meet your needs, what would better meet your needs? (Check all that apply)
Additional days per week
Earlier hours
Later hours
Transportation (more, different schedules)
Other  
9.
The location of the Head Start/Early Head Start center meets my family's needs.
Yes
No
10.
I am satisfied with the Head Start/Early Head Start services my family receives.
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Don't know
11.
The Head Start/Early Head Start program is friendly and inviting for fathers.
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Don't know
12.
Head Start/Early Head Start is helping my child get ready for school.
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Don't know
13.
Head Start/Early Head Start gives my child a safe place to learn.
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Don't know
14.
Head Start/Early Head Start provides me with quality information through: (Check all that apply)
Newsletters
Parent handbook
Parent/teacher conferences and home visits
Monthly calendars
Flyers announcing upcoming events
Other  
15.

Head Start/Early Head Start has provided me with informational support regarding: (Check all that apply)


Child development
Community resources
Personal relationships
Disabilities
Mental health
Health/dental health
Other  
16.
Head Start/Early Head Start has enabled me to: (Check all that apply)
Define my own life goals
Accomplish and pursue my goals
Understand my role as the primary educator of my child(ren)
17.

My family and I feel safe in our community.

Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Don't know
18.
What do you think is best about the community you live in? (Check all that apply)
Availability of jobs
Housing options
Parks and playgrounds
Supportive neighbors/"tight knit" community
Services offered by community organizations
Transportation
Other  
19.
If there were something you could improve about your community, what would it be? (Check all that apply)
Availability of jobs
More/better housing
More/better parks/playgrounds
Neighborhood relationships
Services offered by community organizations
Transportation
Other  
20.
Are there services that you or your family needs or wants that you're not able to currently find or access in your community? (Check all that apply)
Counseling
Drug treatment
Education
Housing support
Food pantry
Immigration support
Job search or training
Health/dental health services
Reliable transportation
Other  
21.

My family's biggest stressor(s) are: (Check all that apply)


My child's disabilities
Community violence
Drug abuse in the community
Educational/job training
Employment
Financial
Housing
Immigration issues
Marital/personal
Medical/dental
Mental health
Transportation
Other  
22.
My biggest concern for my family at this time is: 
 

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23.
Other comments I have: 
 

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Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey!