Head Start Programs North Carolina Head Start Western Carolina Community Action, Inc.

Western Carolina Community Action, Inc., a Head Start Program of Hendersonville, NC

Address
220 King Creek Blvd
Hendersonville NC 28792-4895
Contact Phone
(828) 693-1711
Details
Head Start and Early Head Start provides services in Transylvania and Henderson Counties for 335 children from the ages of birth to five years old. Enrollees are served in eight different centers in Henderson County and two centers in Brevard.Five of the centers utilize Wrap-Around services which lengthen the classroom day and months of the year if needed, to provide child care for parents of children who are working or in job related training. Parents pay for Wrap-Around fees on a sliding scale basis. There is, however, no charge for participation in Head Start or Early 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
WCCA Head Start and Early Head Start Applications One of the following forms must be downloaded if applying for WCCA Head Start or Early Head Start programs. Head Start Application -(English) : http://wcca.net/apps/HS_English.pdf Head Start Aplicación para inscripción -(Spanish) : http://wcca.net/apps/HS_Spanish.pdf Early Head Start Application -(English) : http://wcca.net/apps/EHS_English.pdf Early Head Start Aplicación para inscripción -(Spanish): http://wcca.net/apps/EHS_Spanish.pdf Henderson County NC PreK application -(English) : http://wcca.net/apps/Henderson%20County%20NC%20PreK%20application%20English.pdf Aplicación de NC Pre-K de el Condado de Henderson-(Spanish) : http://wcca.net/apps/Henderson%20County%20NC%20PreK%20application%20Spanish.pdf Transylvania County NC PreK application -(English-Spanish) : http://wcca.net/apps/Transylvania%20County%20NC%20PreK%20application%20English-Spanish.pdf
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