Head Start Programs Minnesota Head Start Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency, Inc.

Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency, Inc., a Head Start Program of Shakopee, MN

712 Canterbury Road South
Shakopee MN 55379-1840
Contact Phone
(651) 322-3543
This is a family orientated child development program designed to provide education, social services, health, and nutrition services to income eligible families. Services provided to children age 3-5 years old are available to families in Scott, Carver and Dakota Counties. Head Start provides a quality preschool program 4 days a week, 9 months a year which includes activities to promote learning in the areas of literacy, mathematics, science, creative arts, physical health, and social emotional behavior. Through this curriculum children will gain the necessary skills to be prepared for Kindergarten. Head Start also offers comprehensive assistance to parents working towards self sufficiency.
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 Do I Apply? Click on the Head Start application below that corresponds to the county where you live. You may also print the application, complete the information and deliver it by mail or in person to one of the Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency offices located in Shakopee or Rosemount. Annual Report Head Start Annual Report 2011-2012 New applications available 2012 – 2013 Dakota County Head Start Application: http://preview.capagency.org/website/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/application_dakota.pdf 2012 – 2013 Dakota County Head Start Application – Spanish: http://preview.capagency.org/website/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/application_dakota_spanish.pdf 2012 – 2013 Scott-Carver Head Start Application: http://preview.capagency.org/website/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/application_scott_carver.pdf 2012 – 2013 Scott – Carver Head Start Application – Spanish: http://preview.capagency.org/website/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/application_scott-carver_spanish.pdf
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