Head Start Programs Florida Head Start Lee County Head Start Program

Lee County Head Start Program, a Head Start Program of Fort Myers, FL

Address
3650 Michigan Avenue
Fort Myers FL 33916-2240
Contact Phone
(239) 332-2512
Details
Head Start is a high quality early childhood program that serves children who are four on or before September 1st and whose families meet income guidelines. Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.
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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
Qualifying Requirements: Head Start is a classroom-based program. Children must be 4 years old by September 1. Family must meet the income guidelines or child must have a disability with an IEP. DOCUMENTATION NEEDED TO APPLY Birth Certificate Income (one month's income verfication for all family members including child support, TANF, and SSI) Custody Papers if not the natural parent
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