Head Start Programs Maryland Head Start Community Action Council of Howard County

Community Action Council of Howard County, a Head Start Program of Columbia, MD

Howard County Head Start
Columbia MD 21046-3132
Contact Phone
(410) 313-6443
Community Action Council of Howard County Head Start provides free pre-school to eligible 3- to 5-year-old children. Head Start provides family support services, nutritional assistance, and transportation to students in our part-day program. A developmentally appropriate environment is supported by qualified teaching staff and component area coordinators that ensure quality programming and compliance with Federal and State regulations.
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 a Head Start enrollment application, click here.Please be patient. Due to the size of this file, it may take a few minutes to download.For Head Start Medical Forms, click here.REMINDER: To meet licensing guidelines, all of the medical information, except for the dental form MUST be completed before the application can be considered.Please read the attached Disclaimer click here.
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