Head Start Programs New York Head Start Albany County Opportunity, Inc.

Albany County Opportunity, Inc., a Head Start Program of Albany, NY

Address
333 Sheridan Avenue
Albany NY NY
Contact Phone
(518) 463-3175
Details
ACAP Head Start in Albany County was first established as a pilot project in 1965. It became a permanently funded activity with Albany Community Action Partnership in 1966.
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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
APPLICATION QUESTIONS How do I apply? A parent or guardian must complete an application for enrollment and submit it at any ACAP Head Start center. Applications may be pick-up at any Head Start center, ACAP’s Albany Outreach Center, or downloaded from our website. Once applications are processed selections for program spots are made based on a number of criteria.
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