Head Start Programs Arkansas Head Start Black River Area Development Corporation

Black River Area Development Corporation, a Head Start Program of Pocahontas, AR

1403 Hospital Drive
Pocahontas AR AR
Contact Phone
(870) 892-4547
BRAD received funding for Early Head Start is 1999. Families are selected to receive Early Head Start services using the federal poverty guidelines and the agency's criteria for enrollment.BRAD Early Head Start is a comprehensive child development program that serves children from birth to 3, pregnant women, and their families. It is a child-focused program and has the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income 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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