United Way of Miami, a Head Start Program of Miami, FL

dba/ Center for Excellence
Miami FL FL
Contact Phone
(305) 631-7638
At the center, we provide support to low-income infants, toddlers, and pregnant women. With the program, families have access to different services to fulfill their needs.
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
Applications are initially categorized by income. The Demonstration School seeks to serve a diverse array of the Miami-Dade County population and provide access to high quality early care and education. Therefore, 51% of our population must reside in Miami-Dade. In order to serve the different needs of the community, the school’s population is comprised of 25% pay scale families, 25% full pay, and 50% county, state, and federally subsidized families. We are also a provider for VPK and child development services. The Demonstration School maintains a commitment to inclusion as part of our community needs, and provides opportunities for enrollment up to 10% of children having special needs
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