Head Start Programs California Head Start San Juan Unified School District/Child Development

San Juan Unified School District/Child Development, a Head Start Program of Carmichael, CA

5309 Kenneth Avenue
Carmichael CA CA
Contact Phone
(916) 971-7375
The overall goal of Head Start is to bring about a greater degree of social competence in young children of low-income families. Social competence refers to the child's every day effectiveness in dealing with both his or her present environmental and later responsibilities in school and life. It takes into account the inter-relatedness of cognitive and intellectual development, physical health, mental health, and nutritional 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
To help us enroll your child quickly and easily, please bring:Child's Birth CertificateChild's Immunization Record and Record of TB Skin Test (Within past 12 months)Child's Physical Exam Results (Within past 12 months)Child's Dental Exam Results (Within past 12 months) or Dental AppointmentChild's medical Card (if applicable)Proof of Residency: SMUD Bill, Rent ReceiptsVerification of Income: Most Recent 30-Day Pay Period, Paycheck/Disability/SSI/Unemployment Stubs, TANF Verification Summary
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