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Holy Cross Head Start, Inc., a Head Start Program of Buffalo, NY

150 Maryland Street
Buffalo NY 14201-1831
Contact Phone
(716) 852-8373
Our Head Start/Early Head Start Program provides services to 1,102 children and families in fifteen (15) academies. The academies are located through out the city of Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Derby, Springville, Blasdell, Gowanda, Lackawanna and Getzville. CAO Head Start/Early Head Start operates sixty-three center based classrooms and learning environments (full day and half day classroom), and home based program option.
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
CAO Head Start Academy is a unified force in preparing children, families, and their communities for the challenges of the 21st Century. CAO Academy offers a comprehensive child development curriculum for children from 0-5 years of age while assisting in the development of families. Our quality staff offers educational, health, nutritional, parent involvement services, and services to children with disabilities. CAO Head Start Academy is a federally funded program with locations throughout Erie County.Please complete the online form below if you have an interest in what the CAO Head Start Academy has to offer. We respect your privacy. Data is kept confidential and will not be sold to any third party.
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