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Acadia Head Start enrollment now underway

Posted at 2:16 PM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 15:16:20-04

Enrollment for the 2019-2020 Acadia Parish Head Start Program is now underway.

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families through comprehensive preschool programming.

According to the Department of Education, Head Start and Early Head Start programs serve children with identified disabilities, and eligible families with incomes over the poverty guidelines.

Families must enroll via their local head start offices to determine if they are eligible.

Acadia Parish residents can contact their local offices at the following numbers to enroll: local center for information: Crowley, 783-6377; Rayne, 334-4909; Church Point, 684-2031.