Head Start Programs Texas Head Start Hidalgo County Head Start Program

Hidalgo County Head Start Program, a Head Start Program of McAllen, TX

Address
1901 W State Highway 107
McAllen TX 78504-9552
Contact Phone
(956) 383-0706
Details
The Hidalgo County Head Start Program is a comprehensive child development which serves children three (3) to five (5) years of age and their families. Hidalgo County Head Start serves the entire County of Hidalgo. Some of the services Head Start children receive include; educational, nutritional, dental, mental health, health, social, transition and special services. One of the criteria for receiving Head Start services is that the families meet Federal Income Guidelines. These guidelines are based on poverty data and must be used to determine Head Start eligibility for economically challenged families.
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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.

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