Head Start Programs Kansas Head Start NORTHWEST KANSAS EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER

NORTHWEST KANSAS EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER, a Head Start Program of Oakley, KS

Address
703 West Second Street
Oakley KS 67748-1258
Contact Phone
(785) 672-3125
Details
Head Start is a federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The Head Start program in northwest Kansas is operated by the Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center in Oakley, Kansas. The 12 counties served in northwest Kansas include Cheyenne, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Logan, Norton, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas, Trego, and Wallace. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting.
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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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