Head Start Programs Ohio Head Start Lorain County Community Action Agency

Lorain County Community Action Agency, a Head Start Program of Lorain, OH

Address
506 Broadway
Lorain OH 44052-0245
Contact Phone
(440) 204-3148
Details
Head Start, the best known and most successful national poverty program, was originally implemented in 1966 to help break the cycle of poverty and promote school readiness. The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.
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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
Quick Application EHS : http://www.lccaa.net/cms/files/File/Quick%20Application%20EHS%20+%20HS%20FY%202012-13(6).pdf
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