Head Start Programs Alaska Head Start Kenaitze Indian Tribe (AIAN)

Kenaitze Indian Tribe (AIAN), a Head Start Program of Kenai, AK

130 N Willow St
Kenai AK 99611-7701
Contact Phone
(907) 335-7260
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe's Early Childhood Center program offers a center-based Head Start program for children ages 3-5 years of age. The program is based on child/family needs and preferences. The program operates as a partial day program from 10 am - 2:30 pm, Tuesday through Friday, 128 days per year. Children are provided snack and lunch each day. Each classroom has an early childhood teacher and classroom/family support liaison on staff.
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
Frequently Asked QuestionsDo we have to be Native to have our child in Kenaitze Indian Early Childhood Center?No, we serve the needs of many children including low income families and children with disabilities in addition to Alaska Native and American Indian children.How much does it cost?There is NO charge.What do I need to do to get my child into Early Childhood Center?Pick up an application, fill it out completely, return all necessary documentation: Child's Birth Certificate, immunization record, income verification, Certificate of Indian Blood (if applicable).You can pick up an application at 130 North Willow in Kenai, or you may download a copy of the application PFD format, 56KB).Do you provide transportation?At this time we are not able to provide transportation services.
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