Archive for Thursday, March 2, 2006

Preschool program taking applications

March 2, 2006

Head Start is accepting applications for enrollment for the 2006-2007 school year.
Applications may be made by appointment at 1700 W. Sheridan, Olathe.
Head Start is a federally funded preschool program at no cost for income-eligible families.
To be eligible for the Head Start program, the following requirements must be met:
¢ A child must be at least 3 years of age by Aug. 31, 2006.
¢ Income of the parents must meet current income guidelines.
¢ Parents must live within the boundaries of Johnson County including the school districts of De Soto, Olathe, Gardner Edgerton, Spring Hill and Blue Valley.
Parents are asked to bring the following information to enrollment:
¢ Income verification: Income Tax Return forms (including all W-2s), employer's letter, SRS printout and/or child support verification.
¢ Child's birth certificate or other appropriate verification.
¢ Child's social security card or other appropriate verification unless child is a non-U.S. citizen and unable to obtain one.
¢ Child's immunization records.
For more information, call Head Start at Heartland Learning Center at (913) 780-7418 or (913) 780-8172.

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