Head Start Programs Nebraska Head Start Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc

Southeast Nebraska Community Action Council, Inc, a Head Start Program of Humboldt, NE

802 Fourth Street
Humboldt NE NE
Contact Phone
(402) 862-2411
Head Start is a comprehensive child development program which serves children from age 3 to 5 and their families. This is a child-focused program and has the overall goal of increasing the school readiness of young children in low-income families. The program involves the whole family through the four cornerstones of Head Start: child dvelopment, family partnerships, community partnerships, and staff. To learn more about Head Start, click on National Head Start Association (NHSA) to visit the web site.
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
SENCA Head Start also works collaboratively with local State-funded preschools to ensure that all Head Start eligible children in the area receive early childhood education services. The State-funded preschools provide educational services to children and the Head Start program provides all other Head Start services to families. If you are interested in learning more about these collaborative programs please contact the appropriate person as outlined below. State Funded Preschools Falls City Parent Child Center 2500 Chase Street Falls City, NE (402)245-3005 For information contact: Susan Johnson SENCA Head Start (402) 862-2411 x 111 sjohnson@senca.org Little Learners Preschool 2103 "O" Street Auburn, NE 68305 For information contact: Crystal Dunekacke SENCA Head Start (402)862-2411 x 108 cdunekacke@senca.org
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