Self Help, Inc., a Head Start Program of Brockton, MA

Address
370 Howard Street
Brockton MA 02302-1000
Contact Phone
(508) 587-1716
Details
The Self Help Head Start Program provides a comprehensive developmental service for low-income, pre-school children ages 3 to 5 years of age, primarily. Head Start also provides social services for their families. Specific services for children focus on education, socio-emotional development, physical and mental health , and nutrition.
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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
To enroll your child in the Self Help Head Start Program please visit our main office at the Ulysses G. Shelton, Jr. Head Start Center, 370 Howard St., Brockton or call the Head Start Administrative offices at 508-587-1716 to ask questions or set up an appointment. Applications will also be accepted from any of our Head Start locations. In order to process your application you should bring the following documents with you when you apply for enrollment:Proof of income (4 pay stubs, W-2 form, or print out from your Public Assistance providerChild’s birth certificate or baptismal recordSocial Security cards for all family membersSigned documentation from a Physician, Therapist or other medical specialist if your child has any disabilities or handicapsUp to date immunizations with most recent physical informtion.Dental record if available
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