Head Start Programs North Carolina Head Start Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development, Inc.

Nash-Edgecombe Economic Development, Inc., a Head Start Program of Rocky Mount, NC

200 N Church St
Rocky Mount NC 27804-5451
Contact Phone
(252) 442-8081
Head Start is a program designed to make sure the children of low-income and homeless families are fully prepared when it is time for them to start public school. The program provides pre-school education that meets nationally recognized standards; healthy, nutritious meals and snacks; and a variety of health services, including full services for children with disabilities. Head Start also provides family advocates to work with parents and assist them in finding and using community resources.
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 Enroll Your Child In Head StartCall the Head Start Center nearest you and schedule an appointment with one of our Family Service counselors. (See listing at bottom of page for appropriate center.) You will be expected to bring all the documents listed below. If you do not have these documents, please tell your counselor when you call to set up your appointment. Walk-ins will be accepted.Birth Certificates (For ALL family members)Social Security Cards (For ALL family members)Immunization Record (For the child you are enrolling)IEP and/or CDSA Evaluation (For the child you are enrolling)Proof of Medical InsuranceMarriage CertificateDivorce/Separation DocumentsAdoption Documents (Custody or Foster Care)Proof of Income (For One Year)Picture Identification
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