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North Florida Child Development, Inc., a Head Start Program of Wewahitchka, FL

200 North 2nd Street
Wewahitchka FL FL
Contact Phone
(850) 639-5080
Early Head Start services are provided to 40 pregnant mothers, infants, and toddlers in Gulf County. (Recently awarded an Early Head Start expansion grant and by August 2003 the total number of Early Head Start participants will increase to 100 for Gulf County.) The mission of EHS is to promote health prenatal outcomes for pregnant women, enhance the development of very young children, and to promote healthy family functioning.
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
The enrollment requirements vary by the type of service requested however all services require the following information to begin the enrollment process: • Birth Certificate • Social Security Card • Immunization card • Physical exam records (preformed within the past 12 months) Early Head Start ° Proof of income from last 12 months or last tax return. ° Medicaid Card/ Insurance card (not required if uninsured) ° TANIF (if applicable) ° Referral (if applicable)
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