Head Start Programs New York Head Start Early Childhood Learning Center of Greene County

Early Childhood Learning Center of Greene County, a Head Start Program of South Cairo, NY

2395 Route 23B
South Cairo NY 12482-1220
Contact Phone
(518) 622-8382
Head Start is a federally funded program for low-income preschool children (three and four year olds) in Greene County.Head Start is a comprehensive child development program focusing on early childhood education including: health (physical, dental, and mental health), nutrition and social services. The program is individualized to assist a child's development in all areas. Children with disabilities are served within a fully integrated setting. Head Start operates under the premise that parents are the primary educators of their children. To support this philosophy, Head Start offers extensive parent involvement opportunities.
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
Enrollment The Early Childhood Learning Center provides vital services to prepare your child for a successful school career. Services are free to those who qualify. If you would like to enroll your child in the Head Start Program or feel that your child might need assistance by ECLC, please click on the service type on the left column. The pages will provide you with information on eligibility and requirements.
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