Head Start Programs Rhode Island Head Start Children's Friend And Service

Children's Friend And Service, a Head Start Program of Providence, RI

153 Summer Street
Providence RI RI
Contact Phone
(401) 276-4300
Early Head Start is a unique early childhood program that works in partnership with parents to make sure young children have the best possible start in life.
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
Who is eligible?Families living in Central Falls, Pawtucket and South ProvidencePregnant woman and/or expectant fathersFamilies with a child or children newborn to three years oldFamilies must meet income guidelinesChildren with disabilities are welcomed and included in all aspects of Early Head Start. The staff works with parents and specialists to plan a program tailored to each child’s needs.How do I get involved?For more information about early head start services at Children's Friend, contact Malia Goodwin, Family Development Manager at (401) 752-7500 or by email at mgoodwin@cfsri.org
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