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Head Start/ Public Pre-K Programs

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Head Start/ Public Pre-K Programs

Using the Early Head Start/Public preK and Head Start/Public preK program models, ChildCareGroup provides the highest quality early childhood education services that helps to prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond supporting the cognitive, emotional, language, physical and social development of young children. These programs are free of charge for qualified families.

All children and parents enrolled in these programs receive:

  • Low teacher-student ratios
  • Nationally accredited programs and facilities
  • Individualized Education for each child
  • CLASS certified classrooms
  • Comprehensive educational and developmental assessments
  • Annual height, weight, vision, dental and hearing screenings
  • As needed, therapeutic early intervention services are provided on site at our centers
  • A nutritious and balanced hot breakfast, lunch and snack daily
  • Stimulating physical activity on age-appropriate nationally accredited playgrounds
  • A daily nap
  • Parent volunteer opportunities
  • Two Generation supports and resources
Basic Eligibility Requirements We follow Early Head Start/Public preK and Head Start/Public preK guidelines to determine eligibility. Families qualify by meeting one of the following:

  • Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Homelessness (Homelessness can be defined in many ways. Click here to learn more) 
  • Raising a foster child
  • Child with a disability
  • Family receiving TANF, SSI, SNAP
2023 US Poverty Guidelines Annual Income Guidelines

$14,580 for a family of 1
$19,720 for a family of 2
$24,860 for a family of 3
$30,000 for a family of 4
$35,140 for a family of 5
$40,280 for a family of 6
$45,420 for a family of 7
$50,560 for a family of 8

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,140 for each additional person.

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