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A quality educational and social experience for children of low- to moderate- income families ages birth to 5 years, and expectant mothers.
Head Start provides a classroom environment for children of low-income families who are three years of age, and four years of age by September1. The program also provides educational experiences to families, which help them raise successful children.
Children are provided various cognitive, affective, and motor skill development experiences in both large and small group settings. This encourages them to develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
Lessons in general health and nutrition, along with family involvement, are part of the daily activities. To give your child the Head Start they deserve call 1-877-422-2726 to enroll.
Family Income Guidelines 2016-2017
|Size of Family||Annual Income|
For families with more than 8 members, add $4,160 for each additional member.
- Barry County
- Calhoun County
- St. Joseph County
|2016 Barry County Birth to 5 Application||View/Download|
|Barry County Application - Español||View/Download|
|Barry County Community Resource Guide||View/Download|
|Calhoun Co. Application - Español||View/Download|
|Calhoun County Community Resource Guide 2015-2016||View/Download|
|Condado de Calhoun Guia de Recursos Comunitarios 2015-2016||View/Download|
|Condado de St. Joseph Guia de Recursos Comunitarios 2015-2016||View/Download|
|Expectant Mothers Application||View/Download|
|Expectant Mothers Application - Español||View/Download|
|Longitudinal Study for Early Head Start and Head Start||View/Download|
|Manual Familiar 2015-2016||View/Download|
|St. Joseph Co. Preschool Application||View/Download|
|St. Joseph County Community Resource Guide 2015-2016||View/Download|
|St. Joseph County Preschool Application - Español||View/Download|
|2017_2018 Family Handbook Final||View/Download|
|Calhoun County Birth to Five Services Application Form (1)||View/Download|