Head Start Accepting Applications
2016-2017 School Year

 Last Year 339 Families Like Yours Placed Their Child in One of the Highest Quality Preschool Programs in the Country and 

It’s Free!!!!

 Why Not Join Them??!! 

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland CAC
Head Start

Head Start is a federally funded program. We promote the school readiness of children ages three - five.  Families must meet income eligibility guidelines. Both working & non-working families can apply. Foster children are automatically eligible. Families with children with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Head Start gives families a chance to learn and grow by providing many supportive services.  

Health Services & Nutrition Services
Every Child Enrolled in Head Start Will  Receive the Following:
  • Physical Exam
  • Dental Exam
  • Tooth Brushing Daily
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Hearing and Vision Screenings
  • Height and Weight
  • Hemoglobin and Lead Screenings
  • Individual Nutrition Assessment
  • Up-to-Date Immunizations
  • Free Nutritious Meals (2 per day)
  • Access to a Nutrition Consultant
  • Access to a Mental Health Consultant
  • Disability Services (IEP) if Needed
  • Follow-up Services as Needed
  • A Minimum of Once Per Week for Each  of the Following Activities Are Incorporated Into the Classroom Lesson Plan: Nutrition, Health, Oral Health, and Safety.

 Parent Services

  • Community Resources
  • Center Parent Meetings
  • Health Services Advisory Committee
  • Policy Council
  • Fatherhood Activities
  • Open Door Classrooms/Centers
  • Volunteers
  • Family Engagement/Partnerships
  • Parent Education
  • Home and Center Visits
  • Transitioning Activities/Info
  • Family Literacy Packets
  • Galileo—Internet Name and Password to Check Your Child’s Progress
  • Participation in the IEP Process for Parents of Children with Disabilities
  • Individual Assistance as Needed
Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland CAC 
Head Start
Call 330-377-4567 for more information or to complete an application over the phone.

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