When your child is enrolled in Head Start he/she will be experiencing much more than just preschool. Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children birth to five from low income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.
Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's growth in the following domains:
To be eligible for Head Start :
The program is designed to assist expected mothers throughout their pregnancy with services, information, and referrals. The program also assures the family childcare for the baby at six weeks old. For more information, you may contact either Dallas, Hamilton, or St. John's Early Head Start Centers. Expectant mothers must be either working 25+ hours per week or be attending college/high school full time.
The pregnant mom program offers: ST. JOHN'S EHS
503 Access Rd
Van Buren, AR 72956
6808 Dallas St.
Fort Smith, AR 72903