Head Start Programs Maryland Head Start Emily Price Jones Head Start/Y of Central MD

Emily Price Jones Head Start/Y of Central MD, a Head Start Program of Baltimore, MD

Address
3510 Eldorado Avenue
Baltimore MD MD
Contact Phone
(410) 367-9380
Details
The Y of Central Maryland is one of the largest providers of Head Start services in Maryland. We are the Grantee for Head Start in Baltimore County and are a Delegate of the Baltimore City Head Start program. Our main objective is to prepare young, economically disadvantaged children for success in school and life. We provide comprehensive early intervention to low-income children and their families and help support parents as the first and primary educator of their children. Collectively, we serve more than 950 infants, toddlers and preschool children through our Head Start programs.
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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 enroll in a Head Start program, contact the centerclosest to your home. Our Family Service Workers willexplain the process and arrange a time to meet with you to complete an application. Please be prepared to supply the following documents:an original birth certificate or legal document showing your child’s name and date of birtha record of your child’s immunizations documentation of your child’s latest physical proof of residency (phone bill, BGE, etc.) proof o family household income IFSP or IEP if your child has one other documents a Family Service Worker may request
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