Head Start is a child development program serving three and four year old children from primarily income-eligible families, in each of our 10-counties. Ten percent of the funded enrollment is set aside for children with documented disabilities.
The following services are provided:
- Education in a learning environment
- Comprehensive health services
- Disability services for individuals with special needs
- Nutrition education
- Social services
- Development and hearing screenings
- Nutritious meals
- Parent involvement and training opportunities
You may apply if...
- Your child will be 3 or 4 before October 1st or upon the child's 3rd birthday.
- Your family's income falls within established poverty guidelines.
Before your child may attend...
- Your child must have an up-to-date immunization record.
Head Start is a federally funded program through an annual grant from the Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families.
Contact your local Head Start center for more information.