Head Start Programs Delaware Head Start New Castle County Head Start, Inc.

New Castle County Head Start, Inc., a Head Start Program of Newark, DE

Address
256 Chapman Road, Suite 103
Newark DE 19702-5411
Contact Phone
(302) 452-1500
Details
New Castle County Head Start, Inc. uses the Creative Curriculum as the basis for its educational program. The curriculum addresses all aspects of children's development; socio-emotional, cognitive, and physical. The curriculum provides the framework for what happens in the classroom. The primary goal is to plan and provide opportunities for children to interact with their peers, adults and with the materials.
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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
Parents who want to enroll their children in the program need to make an appointment to meet with a Head Start employee. Staff will assist the parent through the application process. In order to complete the file we ask parents to bring: 1. Proof of family income for one month 2. Proof of the child's age 3. TANF Documentation 4. Medical Insurance Card 5. Documentation of child health appraisal/physical including TB Lead, Hemoglobin, Hearing, Height and Weigh
Center Locations
  • Absalom Jones
    310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Bear
    931 Bear Corbitt Rd, Bear DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Brandywine
    3301 Green St, Claymont DE
    (302) 792-7828
  • Claymont
    3301 Green St, Claymont DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Lambson
    19 Lambson Ln, New Castle DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Manor Park
    1 Bassett Ave, New Castle DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Marshallton
    310 Kiamensi Rd, Wilmington DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Newark
    921 Barksdale Rd, Newark DE
    (302) 452-1500
  • Rose Hill
    19 Lambson Ln, New Castle DE
    (302) 452-1500