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Columbia University Early Head Start, a Head Start Program of New York, NY

Columbia University Head Start
New York NY NY
Contact Phone
(212) 923-5237
Columbia University Head Start ProgramThe Head Start program serves 68 children aged three to five and families; the Early Head Start program serves 194 children under the age of three and 42 pregnant women residing in the neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Hamilton Heights in northern Manhattan.
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
Eligibility Requirements: Families earning within the federal poverty income guidelines. Families must live in the catchment area; Head Start families living between 165th Street and 181st Street in Washington Heights, Riverside Drive to Amsterdam Avenue, and Early Head Start families and pregnant women living between 125th Street and 204th Street in Northern Manhattan. Fee(s): Services are free to qualified families Registration/Application Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis; families will be placed on a waiting list. Address: 154 Haven Avenue, 3rd Floor Phone: 212-923-5237 Director: Carmen Rodriguez, Ph.D. Email: cr14@columbia.edu
Center Locations
  • Broadway
    4467 Broadway, New York NY
    (212) 923-5237
  • Hamilton
    110 Hamilton Pl, New York NY
    (212) 281-4298

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