Head Start Programs North Carolina Head Start Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Head Start

Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Head Start, a Head Start Program of North Wilkesboro, NC

Address
710 Beech Street
North Wilkesboro NC 28659-4515
Contact Phone
(336) 903-2065
Details
BROC Head Start is a federally funded program that helps low-income children, their families, and the communities overcome the effects of poverty and prepares children to start school. Since it’s inception, BROC Head Start has succeeded by promoting school readiness in children and self-sufficiency for their families. The BROC Head Start program has been operating in Allegheny, Ashe and Wilkes Counties since 1966 under the sponsorship of BROC. Head Start is designed to meet the families’ needs to function to full potential in the following ways:
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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
Prior to enrollment, the Head Start Family Services staff and/or Partnership Specialist assists the parent or legal guardian in completing the necessary forms to apply for enrollment. The information that is supplied by the parent or guardian is confidential and maintained in locked file cabinets and password protected computers in the Head Start center and administrative office.
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