Head Start Programs California Head Start County of San Bernardino, Preschool Services Dept

County of San Bernardino, Preschool Services Dept, a Head Start Program of San Bernardino, CA

Address
662 South Tippecanoe Avenue
San Bernardino CA CA
Contact Phone
888-5437
Details
The Preschool Services Department (PSD) administers the Federal Head Start and Early Head Start programs, California Department of Education State Preschool program, as well as the Child and Adult Care Food Program in 43 locations throughout the County of San Bernardino. All programs are fully funded from Federal and State sources with no local cost. PSD serves about 6000, disadvantaged families with children ages 0 - 5 and pregnant women. PSD’s priority population includes: Children in Foster Care Children under Child Protective Services (CPS) Children with Disabilities and/or Special Needs Children and families experiencing homelessness
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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
How to Apply for Enrollment Step 1 Download the Preliminary Enrollment Application (Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open document). (go to: Head Start Preliminary Enrollment Application Form): http://hss.sbcounty.gov/psd/enrollment/HeadStartGenisisEnrollmentApplication.pdf An intake appointment in order to complete the application process may be made by returning the completed preliminary enrollment application form to: General Mail: Preschool Services Department of San Bernardino County Attention: Eligibility Unit 662 South Tippecanoe Avenue San Bernardino, CA 92415-0630 An Eligibility Worker in your area will contact you and schedule an appointment at a convenient time for you. The Eligibility Worker will remind you as to what you need to bring to your appointment in order to expedite the application process. Step 2 Once your appointment has been scheduled, please bring the following to your appointment: Child’s Birth Certificate Verification of Family Income Medi-Cal
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