Head Start Programs Georgia Head Start Burke County Board of Education

Burke County Board of Education, a Head Start Program of Waynesboro, GA

789 Burke Veterans Parkway
Waynesboro GA GA
Contact Phone
(706) 554-5101
The Early Head Start (EHS) program is for low-income infants, toddlers, pregnant women and their families. EHS programs enhance children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development; assist pregnant women to access comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care; support parents' efforts to fulfill their parental roles; and help parents move toward self-sufficiency.
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
All Children 8 weeks to 3 years old are encouraged to apply for enrollment including children with special needs. Applications will be accepted Monday—Friday The following documents are required for enrollment: · Birth Birth Certificate or Birth Record from the Hospital · Proof of Residency (Electricity, Water, or Phone bill) · Verification of Income W-2 (Last Year) Cash Assistance (TANF) DOL Statement (Department of Labor) WIC Voucher SSI (Award Letter) Child Support Veteran's Benefits
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