Round-up Time at Head Start

RRPJ-Headstart Round up-18Feb2

 

The local Head Start program operated by Pine Belt Multi-Purpose Agency is holding it’s Round-Up of students for next school year. Here is the information it is sending to parents of current and prospective students:

THE PINE BELT HEAD START PROGRAM IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN BORN BETWEEN 10/01/2013 – 09/30/2015 FOR THE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR. HEAD START IS A PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE THREE TO FIVE YEARS OF AGE. THE CHILD MUST BE THREE BY SEPTEMBER 30TH OF THE SCHOOL YEAR. HEAD START WILL CONSIDER THOSE CHILDREN NOT ELIGIBLE FOR KINDERGARTEN, MEETING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. HEAD START WILL ENROLL CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE PROFESSIONALLY DIAGNOSED AS OF THEIR THIRD OR FOURTH BIRTHDAY.

TRANSPORTATION IS OUR OPTION IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE. TO EACH PERSPECTIVE FAMILY, THE AGENCY MAY PROVIDE ALL, NONE OR SOME TRANSPORTATION IN YOUR COMMUNITY.

WHEN APPLYING, PARENTS MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF INCOME (CHECK STUB, W-2, FORM, ELIGIBILITY (TANF) FORM), SHOT RECORD, EPSDT/MEDICAL/INSURANCE CARD, AND BIRTH CERTIFICATE. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL RED RIVER HEAD START CENTER, 932-3720 (543 JIM MOORE RD. COUSHATTA, LA).

IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL GUIDELINES, NO CHILD WILL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BECAUSE OF RACE, SEX, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, AGE, OR DISABILITIES.

 

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