Jefferson County Head Start Preschool Program is open for enrollment. Head Start is a no cost child-focused and family-centered preschool program. The program provides a range of individualized services in the areas of education, early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, family support, and parent involvement. Educational programming is available for children ages 3 to 5. Families living in Jefferson County, specifically Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Westminster, Edgewater and Littleton, as well as Park, Clear Creek and Gilpin counties are eligible. Head Start is available to families who are at 100% of poverty level; however, other families may qualify.
October is Head Start Awareness Month and Jefferson County Head Start is raising awareness about its new preschool location.
Head Start recently consolidated five of its locations to one in Arvada, formerly Russell Elementary School. Director of Head Start, Gayle Perryman commented on the move, “The new location provides a wonderful opportunity to better educate preschoolers and to better serve families in need.” The new location allows Jefferson County Head Start to provide better services without focusing on issues such building repairs. For parents concerned about location, buses may be available to transport children from various locations throughout Jefferson County.
Locations include: Arvada Head Start, 5150 Allison St., Wheat Ridge Head Start, 12725 West 42nd Ave. Enrollment is open. Parents are encouraged to call to see if they qualify for this no cost program.
For more information: Michelle Kalkwark at email@example.com or at 720/497-7908.
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