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Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, a Head Start Program of Canon City, CO

1718 Brookside Ave
Canon City CO 81212
Contact Phone
(719) 275-8636
Head Start is a center based preschool program for low-income families. Children ages 3 to school age qualify for this program based on income, need, and age. Ten percent of the services are reserved for special needs children.
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
Enrollment InformationHead Start is a free program for children who are 3 years old by no later than June 1st of each year. Transportation and meals are provided daily. For More InformationLois Grabowski or JoBeth Palmer at (719) 275-8636
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