Head Start Programs Florida Head Start Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.

Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., a Head Start Program of Brooksville, FL

Address
820 Kennedy Blvd
Brooksville FL 34601-5704
Contact Phone
(386) 736-1325
Details
MFCS administers the federally-funded Head Start program and the state-funded Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program in Hernando, Sumter and Volusia Counties. This program serves 977 three- and four-year old children from low-income families, preparing them for kindergarten through developmentally appropriate curriculum, the provision of health, mental health, nutrition, and dental services. Social services are provided for families and parent involvement is the key to program success. Ten percent of enrollment opportunities are made available to 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
Applications for enrollment will be accepted as follows :Hernando and Sumter Counties9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or you may call for an appointment at the Hernando or Sumter centers listed below.Volusia County9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or you may call for an appointment at the Volusia centers listed below.Please bring with the following information to your application appointment:Birth CertificateProof of residency such as: Florida driver's license, utility bill, I.D., etc.Proof of income for parent/guardian for the last 12 months or previous calendar yearIf child has a disability: IEP, diagnosis etc.Proof of custody if applicable
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