Head Start Programs Maine Head Start WALDO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERS

WALDO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERS, a Head Start Program of Belfast, ME

Address
9 Field Street
Belfast ME ME
Contact Phone
(207) 338-3827
Details
Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program for low-income families with infants and toddlers (birth to three-years-old) or expectant families. Its mission is to promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women; to enhance the development of very young children; and the promote healthy family functioning. Early Head Start services are provided to children and their families primarily through weekly home visits and bi-monthly group socializations. Referrals may be made for family support services.
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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
How do I sign up?To enroll in Early Head Start services, contact Sherry Colby at 338-3827 or e-mail scolby@waldocap.org to set up an appointment. In order to complete the application at your appointment, you will need to make sure you bring the following information:Income verificationYour childs birth certificate (if still expecting, bring your own birth certificate)Social security cards for all family membersHealth insurance information
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