Head Start Programs Missouri Head Start YMCA of Greater Kansas City

YMCA of Greater Kansas City, a Head Start Program of Kansas City, MO

3100 Broadway Street, Suite 1020
Kansas City MO MO
Contact Phone
(816) 561-9622
Designed specifically for children ages six weeks old through pre-kindergarten, this program provides child care and education, including dental and health services, to low-income families. A social service and parent involvement staff specialist is available to assist participating families. Created in 1965, Head Start is the most successful, longest running, national school readiness program in the United States.
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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