CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF MONROE COUNTY HEAD START
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Head Start is a federally funded program for preschool children from
low-income families. Catholic Charities of Monroe County is the grantee that
operates the local Head Start program. Head Start was started in 1965 as
part of president Johnsons war on poverty.
WHAT DOES HEAD START PROGRAM OFFER?
We operate 10 classrooms in Monroe County, and collaborate with three
addition childcare centers to provide Head Start services. Head Start
centers or childcare collaborates are located in Monroe, Carleton,
Temperance, Dundee, Erie and Ida. Half-Day and Full-Day classrooms are
available. Half-day services are provided Monday through Thursday, either
morning or afternoon. Full-day services are provided Monday through Friday.
YOUR CHILD MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR HEAD START SERVICES IF YOU ARE RECEIVING ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:
FOSTER CARE OR ADOPTION SUBSIDY
YOUR CHILD HAS A DISABILITY
SOME OF THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE ARE:
Services of children with disabilities
WHAT DOES A CHILD NEED TO ENROLL IN THE HEAD START PROGRAM:
Health Insurance Cards
Proof of Income
- i.e. W2s, 1040s, pay stubs, fip, ssi, cdc, etc
PLEASE DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE ABOUT HEAD START PROGRAM TO:
Catholic Charities of Monroe County Head Start
14930 LaPlaisance Rd, Suite 123
Monroe, MI 48161
No child shall, on the grounds of race or color or national origin, be
excluded from participation in the Head Start program. In the operation of
the Child Care Food Program, no child will be discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, or handicap. Any person who believes that they have been discriminated against in any USDA related activity should write immediately to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.
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