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Rural Utah Child Development, a Head Start Program of Wellington, UT

150 A West Main Street
Wellington UT UT
Contact Phone
(438) 637-4960
Rural Utah Child Development is a FREE program for prenatal mothers and families with children ages 0- 5. Well-trained, dedicated staff provides high quality education, health, and family support services to nearly 500 families in eight counties in Southeastern Utah.
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
An application is enclosed. Please submit it to your local Early Head Start or Head Start program or to the main office (center address list attached). The following items will be needed to process your application.  Verification of household income for the previous twelve months or last calendar year. This should include the following: pay stubs, unemployment benefits, Food Stamp or Financial Assistance Benefits (must include gross countable income and your benefit amount), child support, 1040 tax statement, etc.)  Birth certificate (or other verification of birth date) We have a limited number of openings. Applications are reviewed and prioritized based on need. Please help us to understand your situation by filling out the application completely. The following circumstances may require additional documentation: • Foster child - Please attach a copy of the placement letter. • Special needs - If you have concerns about your child’s develo
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