Head Start Programs New Hampshire Head Start Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, a Head Start Program of Dover, NH

Address
642 Central Ave
Dover NH 03820-3414
Contact Phone
(603) 516-8192
Details
Head Start is a national school readiness program that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to children from eligible families in Strafford County, New Hampshire. The purpose of the Head Start program is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of health, educational, nutritional and other social services. The cornerstone of the program is parent and community involvement.
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Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
To apply for the program, contact your nearest Head Start Center or call 603-516-8144 or email headstart@co.strafford.nh.us
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