The program services may last one year for 4 year olds and two years for 3 year olds, but our program has an open door policy for current and former families of the Program who may need our assistance, or just wish to say hello and let us know how they are doing.
At the Head Start Program we are always concerned with your child’s health. We have trained nurses come, to help keep your child’s health up to date.we provide your child with:
Report if your child has any kind of sickness, and where is the best place to get treated. Such as special clinics and hospitals
We cover any doubts that you may have about your child’s health needs
We believe that for a child to grow healthy and strong, they need to have a good nutrition. That’s why we are determined to keep you child’s health in good shape by:
Always preparing fresh home cooked meals
Food that will help your child grow healthy and strong
And most important a balanced diet for the toddlers
At the Head Start Program we are concerned about your child’s physical as well as mental development. In our facility we have also trained professionals that attended most prestigious school and learned about children development. The professional’s job in our facility is to always check the way the child behaves around both children and adults. So that they can grow and explore life with all it wonders.
Special Needs and Services:
For child with special needs, the Head Start Program provides physical therapy for toddlers that have of disability problem. We believe that this will help the child to better cope with the problem and adapt to it in the best way possible.
How can parents also benefit from the Head Start Program?
Our programs are not only for children, but for the parents as well. Parents can join groups that will teach them how to craft, paint, sew, and many other things that are fun and educational for everyone in every age group. We believe that is never too late to learn something new.
We also try to bring different types of social and cultural activities into play in our program, so that parents as well as children are able to learn about other cultures and their customs, as well as, encourage them to share their cultural customs.
Requirements to enter the head start program:
The Head Start Program is a program free of charge for people with low income. Therefore our program has to follow The Head Start Family Income Guidelinesthat are set by The United State of America poverty guidelines. To see if you are eligible to enter the program please visits this link:
However, when you come to one of our sites you will have to bring a W-2 form that states your yearly income
New York State Photo ID or the New York Drivers License
TANF stipend award letter, Social Security award letter
Forster or kinship guardian or providers must provide their agency’s child support award letter
You will also need to live within the Zip Code of the Head Start Program location to be accepted
Each child must have their immunizations up-to-date
All children are required to have a complete medical check-up (physical) and dental check-up
Hours of Operation
We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-3:00pm.
The program sites can be found at the following locations: