Set up your young children for successful transitions to kindergarten and beyond by building social competence and developing school readiness skills.
Head Start is a free comprehensive child development and family support program for children between the ages of three and five from families living at or below the federal poverty level. The program also includes home visits, parent and child activities, health screenings, meals, some transportation, opportunities to volunteer and parent involvement activities. Some programs also provide Early Head Start services for pregnant women and children birth to three. Children in foster care and children who are homeless are also automatically eligible.
Head Start / Early Start programs around the state are currently enrolling. Contact 211info to find the program nearest you and to make sure your child is eligible.
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