Head Start Programs South Dakota Head Start Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of The Lake Traverse Res (AIAN)

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of The Lake Traverse Res (AIAN), a Head Start Program of Agency Village, SD

45698 Veterans Memorial Dr
Agency Village SD 57262-8700
Contact Phone
(605) 698-3103
The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers developthe early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school. In FY 1995, the Early Head Start program was establishedto serve children from birth to three years of age in recognition of the mounting evidence that the earliest years matter a great deal tochildren's growth and development.
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.

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