Head Start Programs New York Head Start Committee For Early Childhood Development

Committee For Early Childhood Development, a Head Start Program of Jamaica, NY

Head Start Program
Jamaica NY NY
Contact Phone
(718) 464-2422
The Committee for Early Childhood Development Head Start unites families, staff and community organizations together to support the growth and development of preschool children. C.E.C.D. Head Start combines high quality education, parent involvement and strong community linkages to ensure family preservation and diversity, while opening a pathway to a bright and successful future for families.
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
Registration Requirements: To register, please bring the following documents to the center nearest you: • Child’s Birth Certificate • Child’s Immunization Card/Health Record • Proof of Income • Proof of Residence • Social Security Card for each member of the household
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