Head Start Programs Arkansas Head Start UAMS Head Start/ Early Head Start

UAMS Head Start/ Early Head Start, a Head Start Program of Little Rock, AR

Address
7415 Colonel Glenn Road
Little Rock AR AR
Contact Phone
(501) 570-5000
Details
UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start currently serves 1090 children at 22 sites throughout Pulaski County. The program’s overall goal is to increase the social competence of children in low income families and children with disabilities, while improving the chances of success in school. Head Start/Early Head Start addresses the needs of the whole child including the educational, vocational and material needs of the entire family. The program strives to enhance children’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development while enabling parents to be better caregivers and teachers to their children. Head Start/Early Head Start helps parents meet their own goals while giving children a head start in life.
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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 more information about UAMS Head Start contact us at (501) 570-5000 or visit one of our location.
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