Head Start Programs Michigan Head Start Wayne-Westland Community Schools

Wayne-Westland Community Schools, a Head Start Program of Westland, MI

Address
36745 Marquette St
Westland MI 48185-3235
Contact Phone
(734) 419-2630
Details
The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.Head Start also helps parents to become more self-sufficient, officials say. They, with the governing board and administrative staff, set policy for their own Head Start programs. Parents can also earn a GED degree or child development associate certification by being involved with Head Start.
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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
: Click here for online registration ::http://www.waynecounty.com/1338.htm For enrollment information Call Wayne County Health and Family Services 1-866-534-KIDS or the Head Start Delegate in your area: The Guidance Center (serving Gibraltar, Trenton, Flat Rock, Grosse Ile, Brownstown, Huron, Woodhaven, Melvindale, Allen Park, Romulus, Taylor, Ecorse, Lincoln Park, River Rouge, Southgate, Wyandotte, Riverview, Sumpter, Belleville and Van Buren) (734) 785-7702 Starfish Family Services (serving Crestwood School District, Inkster, Livonia, Northville, parts of Clarenceville School District, Plymouth, and Canton) 1-888-887-9980 Wayne-Metro CAA (serving Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park, Hamtramck, and Highland Park) (734) 246-2280 Wayne-Westland Community Schools (serving the Wayne-Westland School District) (734) 419-2635 YWCA of Western Wayne County (serving Dearborn, Dearborn Heights #7 School District, Garden City, Redford, South Redford, and the Westwoo
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