Child, Incorporated, a Head Start Program of Austin, TX

818 East 53rd Street
Austin TX 78751-2212
Contact Phone
(512) 451-7361
Head Start is a comprehensive early education and child development program for families who meet the federal poverty guidelines. Children, ages 3 - 5, receive all comprehensive Head Start services including education, health, dental, nutrition, mental health and special education for children with disabilities.
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
To qualify for FULL-DAY CENTER CARE, families must meet income guidelines and parents must be employed full-time, be full-time students (four academic courses) or enrolled in a full-time formal training program. To qualify for HOME-BASE (In-Home) SERVICES, families must only meet income guidelines and be available to meet weekly with a teacher. Families whose children participate in our PUBLIC SCHOOL PRE-K COLLABORATION PROGRAMS must meet income guidelines and children must be enrolled in a pre-K classroom designated each year by each participating school district. Child Inc does not determine which classrooms are designated. Parents should inquire about program availability at their respective elementary school. To register today, contact us at 512-451-7361 to schedule an appointment or to ask any questions. We thank you for your patience.
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