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Hoosier Uplands Accepting Applications For Head Start

Last updated on Wednesday, December 28, 2016

(UNDATED) - Hoosier Uplands Head Start is accepting applications for the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year for the Bedford, Loogootee, Mitchell and Paoli centers.

To be eligible for Head Start, the applying child must be born between August 2, 2011 and July 31, 2013. The family must also meet the federal income guidelines.

Head Start's half-day comprehensive school readiness program offers nutritious meals and snacks, educational opportunities and assistance with securing medical, dental and vision services and limited transportation to and from Head Start centers.

In addition, full-day classes are available at the Bedford and Loogootee Centers to accommodate parents who are working, enrolled in college or GED classes.

All Head Start services are provided free to those who qualify, although families are asked to volunteer each month.

The number of enrollment slots are limited.

Call centers in your area to explore the possibility of your child enrolling in Head Start:

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