Head Start Programs Utah Head Start Salt Lake Community Action Program

Salt Lake Community Action Program, a Head Start Program of Salt Lake City, UT

Address
1307 South 900 West
Salt Lake City UT 84104-1622
Contact Phone
(801) 977-1122
Details
Head Start and Early Head Start are comprehensive early childhood development programs serving low-income children from ages birth to five and their families. Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded programs that are operated by local entities. Salt Lake Community Action Program is the grantee for Head Start serving Salt Lake and Tooele Counties. Children who attend Head Start participate in school-readiness curriculum that includes literacy, language, science, mathematics, and social-emotional development. They also receive medical and dental services, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing safely indoors and outdoors.
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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
For Parents If you are interested in having your child participate in Head Start, please complete the pre-qualifying form (see below). Once completed, please see our calendar for upcoming registration days during which you may turn in your application.2011 Application English 2011 Application ESP2011 Medical History 2011 Medical History ESPApplication Instructions English Application Instructions ESPIf you are over-income and do not qualify, you will be asked for further information. If you have questions, be sure to call your local Head Start center or call 801-972-2337.For Tooele call 435-882-6743. For Wendover call 435-665-7805
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