LEADS Head Start, a Head Start Program of Newark, OH

159 Wilson Street
Newark OH 43055-4921
Contact Phone
(740) 349-8606
Head Start is a premiere quality development program for income eligible children ages three through five. It provides educational, medical, social service, and parent involvement opportunities for the families served and stresses positive attitudes, which are instrumental in developing the individual abilities.
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
How to ApplyLEADS Head Start/Early Head Start is a leader in Early Childhood Education for young children and their families. Through an alliance of families, staff and community, LEADS Head Start fosters an environment of diversity to celebrate individuality and inner strength. LEADS Head Start offers comprehensive services to all children and families enrolled. We promote life-long learning to sustain the development of good citizenship.Contact your local service center to apply.For Early Head Start contact:Sheri Day — Licking County: (740) 670 8674Marissa Larma — Union/Delaware Counties: (740) 369 7473Click here for eligibility guidelines and application
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