Head Start Programs Maine Head Start The Opportunity Alliance

The Opportunity Alliance, a Head Start Program of South Portland, ME

50 Lydia Lane
South Portland ME ME
Contact Phone
(207) 874-1175
Head Start is a program that provides all children with a safe nurturing enviornment while supporting parents while they identify and meet their own goals and nurture the development of their children. Head Start sites are located throughout Cumberland County. Head Start is part/day part/year. Free program to qualifying families.
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.

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