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Lee County Early Head Start, a Head Start Program of Fort Myers, FL

3650 Michigan Avenue
Fort Myers FL FL
Contact Phone
(239) 332-2512
The Lee County Early Head Start Program is a high-quality child development program for infants, toddlers and pregnant women. The intent of the program is to enhance children’s development and health, strengthen family and community partnerships, and support the staff delivering those services. Services are provided to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.
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
Qualifying Requirements: Head Start is a classroom-based program. Children must be 4 years old by September 1. Family must meet the income guidelines or child must have a disability with an IEP. DOCUMENTATION NEEDED TO APPLY Birth Certificate Income (one month's income verfication for all family members including child support, TANF, and SSI) Custody Papers if not the natural parent
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