Head Start Programs Georgia Head Start Clarke County School District

Clarke County School District, a Head Start Program of Athens, GA

440-2 Dearing Extension
Athens GA GA
Contact Phone
(706) 357-5239
The Clarke County School District Early Head Start and Head Start program provides early educational and developmentally appropriate activities and instruction for children ages birth through five and pregnant women in Athens-Clarke County. The Office of Early Learning works closely with Little Ones Academy to provide high quality center-based early learning and care to Early Head Start and Head Start children, and provides child development instruction to families in a home-based environment. Early Head Start and Head Start believe that parents are their child's first and most important teachers.
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
For an appointment call 706-227-7839 ext.20463
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