Head Start Programs Kentucky Head Start Montgomery County Early Learning Center

Montgomery County Early Learning Center, a Head Start Program of Mt. Sterling, KY

212 North Maysville Street
Mt. Sterling KY 40353-1150
Contact Phone
(859) 497-8724
The Montgomery County Early Learning Center (MCELC) is a blended Head Start/Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) Preschool Program located in rural Central Kentucky in a county with approximately 35,000 residents countywide. MCELC serves 97 Head Start children and serves 123 KERA children. These children along with the Head Start enrollment must meet specific income guidelines and/or have special needs.
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
Office hours are 8:00a.m. – 4:00p.m., Monday – Friday. Our office has an open door policy not only with our staff members but also with the families of our students. If we can ever be of any assistance to you and your family, please feel free to give us a call or stop by our offices. We will be more than happy to answer any questions or assist with any concerns or suggestions you may have regarding the program.
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