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Webb County Commissioners Head Start, a Head Start Program of Laredo, TX

Address
5904 West Drive, Suites 6 & 7
Laredo TX 78044-2397
Contact Phone
(956) 795-1515
Details
The Webb County Head Start program is a comprehensive child development and early education program for low-income children, ages three to five years old, and their families. The program helps children become better prepared to succeed in school and in life by addressing the needs of the whole child. In addition to providing a research-based academic curricula, Head Start also provides an array of comprehensive services, including health and mental health screenings and services, nutrition, dental and vision services, and extensive parental involvement and early childhood development. The entire range of Head Start services is responsive and appropriate to each child's and family's developmental, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage and experience.
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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
Criteria for enrollment information is neededApplication must meet income guidelines as established by the Department of Health and Human ServiceAge Eligibility - Applicants must be three (3) years of age as of September 1st.The following information is needed at the time of appointmentBirth Certificates of all family membersSocial Security numbers of all family membersCheck Stubs, 1040 and W2 formsUtility bills, or proof of residencyImmunization card for applicant
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