Head Start Programs Indiana Head Start Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start

Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start, a Head Start Program of Garrett, IN

801 East Houston Street
Garrett IN 46738-1662
Contact Phone
(260) 357-3333
The Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start Program was started in 1966 as a summer program for approximately 17 children in the Garrett school district. The Grantee for the program was, and continues to be, the Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District Board of Trustees.
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
ELIGIBILITY - Children from families whose annual income falls at or below the Federal Poverty level are considered income-eligible for Head Start. A limited number of slots are available for children from families whose annual income falls between 100 - 130% of poverty. Children who are 3 or 4 by the state school eligibility date are considered age-eligible for Head Start. Children who, as a result of a diagnosed disability, are considered school-age eligible on their third birthday are also considered age-eligible for Head Start. Early Head Start is available for pregnant women and children ages birth to 3.ALL HEAD START SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AT NO COST TO THEM. Families must reside within DeKalb County to be considered for enrollment. Families must provide proof of the child’s age and proof of income before an application can be considered.
Center Locations
  • Auburn
    2858 County Road 36A, Auburn IN
    (260) 357-3333
  • Butler
    1025 S Broadway St, Butler IN
    (260) 357-3333
  • Garrett 1 & 2
    504 S 2nd St, Garrett IN
    (260) 357-3333
  • Garrett 3
    801 E Houston St, Garrett IN
    (260) 357-3333
  • Waterloo
    300 S Washington St, Waterloo IN
    (260) 357-3333

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