Head Start Programs California Head Start Spanish Speaking Unity Council

Spanish Speaking Unity Council, a Head Start Program of Oakland, CA

1155 35th Avenue
Oakland CA CA
Contact Phone
(510) 535-6102
The Head Start, Pre-K, and Early Head Start Programs provide a relationship-based multilingual and multicultural curriculum designed to meet each child’s full potential. The parent involvement component provides extensive training and shared governance to prepare parents to advocate for their children, family and community as a whole. Comprehensive services are provided by content area specialists and through extensive connection to community resources. This inclusive model of service delivery and collaboration strengthens children, families and the communities in which they live. Program options include: Home-based services include home visits and socialization experiences for pregnant mothers, newborns and preschoolers. These visits help to build a strong relationship between staff and families. Half-day programs are available to the majority of children and their families. Head Start centers and Pre-K are open September through June, while Early Head Start program operates year round.
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
For enrollment, information and volunteer opportunities, please contact the Early Head Start Program at (510) 533-9926, or the Head Start and Pre-K Programs at (510) 535-6102. Cal-SAFE enrollment is managed through the county office of education at (510) 536-6086.
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