Head Start Programs Arkansas Head Start Southwest Arkansas Development Council, Inc.

Southwest Arkansas Development Council, Inc., a Head Start Program of Texarkana, AR

3902 Sanderson Lane
Texarkana AR AR
Contact Phone
(870) 772-0089
The SWADC Head Start Program sponsored by the Southwest Arkansas Development Council, Inc. (the Grantee) was incorporated in the early 60′s with the origin of the National Program. Mrs. Marian Haynie served as director of the program for more than 35 years. It provides service to low-income families in the southwest part of the state. There are 13 centers and 15 sites in seven counties. The participating counties are Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, and Sevier. Each Center or site has a specific partnership with a public school. The Centers/classrooms are located in a public school building, or on a public school campus. The public schools provide the meals and snacks, and some transportation.
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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