Head Start Programs Kansas Head Start Kickapoo Tribe In Kansas (AIAN)

Kickapoo Tribe In Kansas (AIAN), a Head Start Program of Powhattan, KS

211 S West St
Powhattan KS 66527-8023
Contact Phone
(785) 474-3231
The mission of the Kickapoo Head Start and Early Head Start Program is to enhance children’s growth and development, strengthen families as the primary nurturers of their children, provide children with educational, health and nutritional services, link children and families to needed community services and ensure well-managed programs that involve parents in decision-making as it relates to their children’s overall health and welfare through the Parent Policy Council. Early childhood education is provided by hands on educational, behavioral, physical and social skill developmental learning experiences by trained early childhood education personnel, mental health and special education programs and continual health monitoring to promote successful transition in mainstreamed elementary and secondary educational programs.
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
Accepting Applications for the 2011 – 2012 school year!!!! website to download and print off or please contact Kickapoo Head Start staff if you should have any questions. The staff is more than willing to visit with you either in the office or in your home to assist with the application or any of the requested documents. We look forward to working with your child and family throughout the program years. Please see attached Eligibility Priority Criteria Sheet regarding the enrollment of children. Make sure to get the application in as soon as possible to increase the chances of your child being enrolled in the program.
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