Head Start Programs Nebraska Head Start Educare Center of Omaha

Educare Center of Omaha, a Head Start Program of Omaha, NE

2123 Paul Street
Omaha NE NE
Contact Phone
(402) 898-1783
Who does Educare Serve?Educare serves children from the Omaha area who are positioned to benefit dramatically fromthe provision of quality early childhood services. All children served by Educare met the incomeeligibility for Early Head Start or Head Start. A majority of children served identified as part of aminority racial or ethnic group. Roughly half of all children served have been male.  A smallerbut significant proportion of the population served has also been verified for special educationor were English language learners.  
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
Now taking applications for 2009/2010 School YearEarly Head Start child must be under 3 years of age (as of October 15th) Head Start child must be at least 3 years of age (as of October 15th) Required documents to complete the application:Child’s birth certificate or crib cardChild’s Social Security Card (if available)Child’s Immunization record Proof of address (Must reside in Douglas County) Proof of Income for 12 months (1040, W-2, Pay stubs for 12 months, TANF or SSI statements)If applicable, please provide:Documentation if your child has an identified disability (IEP or IFSP)Documentation of Title XXPlease call 733-9378 or 733-9367 for more information
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