Head Start Programs Alabama Head Start Organized Community Action Program. (OCAP)

Organized Community Action Program. (OCAP), a Head Start Program of Troy, AL

Address
507 North Three Notch Street
Troy AL 36081-0908
Contact Phone
(334) 566-1712
Details
The Head Start Program provides underprivileged and special needs children of preschool age with nutrition, education, and medical services in the counties of Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Dale, Monroe, and Pike. Students are taught preschool subjects to help them fulfill their developmental potential. Each child is considered a unique person, with previous experiences, current needs and potential for future growth. In addition, students are served two balanced meals a day and are involved in a comprehensive health program including medical and dental examinations.
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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
If you or someone you know is interested in the Head Start Program, please bring the following items:Birth CertificateProof of IncomeImmunization (Blue Shot Record)Social Security Cards for all household membersPhysical or Medicaid ScreeningChild's Medicaid NumberYour child must be 3 years of age.For more information please see our web-site for the closest Head Start Center in your area.
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