APM Head Start, a Head Start Program of Philadelphia, PA

Address
2318 North Marshall Street
Philadelphia PA 19133-2115
Contact Phone
(215) 839-3313
Details
The Office of Early Childhood Education provides supportive programs and services for PreK and kindergarten children. All our programs and services share important standards: Families and children are valued Children are nurtured in safe, secure and responsive settings Children are engaged in a well-planned, developmentally appropriate curriculum These programs and services include: Preschool Services - for families who have 3-4 year old children. These services address the needs of those families who: Meet the low Income Eligibility Requirements of the federal Head Start program Need preschool and meet the Income Eligibility Requirements set by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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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
Application for Bright Futures All the information you need to complete a Bright Futures application will be found in this document. 2013-2014 Bright Futures Application : http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/earlychild/documents/2013-2014_bf_app.pdf The form is in PDF format and requires Acrobat Reader. If you are having problems viewing, save to desk top and view from there. Application for PreK Head Start The information you need to complete a Head Start application will be found in this document. PreK Head Start Application (NEW) This form is in PDF format and requires Acrobat Reader. If you are having problems viewing, save to desk top and view from there. To download the "Other Family/Health/Nutrition Information" forms referred to on the application; please click on the link below: Other Family/Health/Nutrition Information Forms (.zip) : http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/earlychild/documents/other-family-health-nutrition--forms.zip
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