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Contact person:
Director of Children's Services
401 S.E. 6th Street, Suite 001, Evansville IN 47713
(812) 425-4241
Office hours: 8 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday

Pre-Enrollment contact:
Vanderburgh County:
Head Start Family Case Management
401 S.E. 6th Street, Suite 001, Evansville IN 47713
(812) 452-3122

Posey County:
Head Start Family Case Management
1113 Main Street, Mt. Vernon IN 47620
(812) 838-1583

Gibson County:
Head Start Family Case Management
402 N. Ford Street, Princeton IN 47670
(812) 385-8305

Program participants in current program year: 600+ children and their families

Goal:
To provide activities and education promoting the success of children and their families.

Services provided:
Children between the ages of 3 and 5 years participate in a variety of activities that promote healthy growth and development. Learning opportunities are provided to assist in mental, social, emotional and physical growth. Staff recognizes and supports the philosophy of parents as the first teacher and parents are welcome to participate in classroom and other activities. The Head Start program offers various classroom options to meet family needs.

What the program can/cannot do:
Program can provide a variety of health screenings, meal, and other supportive services for children enrolled in the program.

Program can provide supportive services for Head Start family members.

Program cannot provide extended supervision for children after the scheduled program schedule.

Parents/caregivers are expected to pick up children or at home when children are delivered on the Head Start bus.

Program provides transitional services from Head Start into the public/private school system.

Program can serve children with disabilities.

Program may provide transportation to and from classroom sites.

Who is eligible: Children ages 3, 4 and 5 years whose household income is at or below 100% of the current poverty guideline may qualify for the program. Other families may also qualify and should contact their local Head Start Family Case Management staff for information.

Information/documentation required for application: Households begin the application process by completing a Pre-application available at their county Community Action Program office. Households will be contacted when Head Start slots are available and will be provided a list of required documentation which includes proof of income, immunizations, etc.

Additional information: Some families may qualify for the program who do not fall at or below the program's income guidelines.

Funding sources:
US Department of Health & Human Services
US Department of Agriculture

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