Head Start Programs Tennessee Head Start Community Action Services of Morgan County

Community Action Services of Morgan County, a Head Start Program of Wartburg, TN

105 Longview Dr
Wartburg TN 37887-4205
Contact Phone
(423) 346-6633
The Head Start Program is based on the premise that all children share certain needs, and that most children of low-income families, in particular, can benefit from a comprehensive developmental program to meet those needs. The Head Start Program approach is based on the philosophy that The program is designed to maximize the strengths and unique experiences of each child. The family, which is perceived as the principal influence on the child's development, is encouraged to be a direct participant in the program. Mission Statement Head Start's mission is to provide quality comprehensive services to income eligible preschool children to enhance their readiness for school, family involvement in education, self-sufficiency, and parent education is also emphasized. A child can benefit most from a comprehensive inter-disciplinary program to foster development and remedy problems as expressed in a broad range of services; and that The child's entire family, as well as the community, must be involved.
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.

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