Head Start Programs Michigan Head Start Alger Marquette Community Action

Alger Marquette Community Action, a Head Start Program of Marquette, MI

1125 Commerce Drive
Marquette MI MI
Contact Phone
(906) 228-6522
Early Head Start is a program children and families from birth to three years and includes:• Home based services (staff comes to the home)• Activities for you and your infant or toddler• Ideas on parenting• Support for Heath and Nutrition Education• Support during pregnancy• Information regarding community access to adult education, computer training and job readiness• Referral Services
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
Priority for enrollment may include the following:Teen parentsFirst-time parentsPregnancyFamilies on public assistanceHomeless FamiliesLow incomeLow school achievementChildren with diagnosed disabilitiesSingle parentsAt-risk families affected by:Substance AbuseViolenceDelinquency, incarcerationHealth conditionsLack of prenatal careInfants and toddlers need: Nurturing, Support, Security, Predictability, Focus, Encouragement, Expansion, and so do their families!
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