Head Start Programs New York Head Start Wayne County Action Program, Inc.-Head Start

Wayne County Action Program, Inc.-Head Start, a Head Start Program of Lyons, NY

Address
159 Montezuma Street
Lyons NY 14489
Contact Phone
(315) 946-1259
Details
Head Start / Early Head Start is a federally funded program that provides comprehensive services to pregnant women, infants, toddlers, preschool children and their families. Services are provided in the areas of: education, health, nutrition, family services, parent involvement and mental health. The program philosophy recognizes parents as the primary educators of their children. We welcome and encourage parent involvement in all program functions and work as partners with the family. Special efforts are made to provide services for children with special needs. Early Head Start serves pregnant mothers and children birth to 3 years of age, Head Start serves children 3 and 4 years old.
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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
Who is Eligible? Residents of Wayne County Early Head Start serves pregnant mothers and children birth to 3 years of age, Head Start serves children 3 and 4 years old. Eligibility is based on annual income and family size
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