UNION COUNTY — Carolina Community Actions, Inc., Head Start is now accepting applications for children ages 3 and 4 for the 2014-2015 program year.
Head Start serves children from low-income families and children with disabilities. Children with disabilities, including emotional, intellectual and physical (visual, hearing, speech, crippling and other chronic impairments), are eligible regardless of their family income level. Services provided by Head Start include education, nutrition, medical, dental, social services, transportation, parent involvement, and special education services.
We are also now accepting applications for Infants and Toddlers birth to 3 years of age and pregnant mothers for the 2014-2015 program year. Early Head Start Programs begin serving children before they are born by offering services to their pregnant moms. The purpose of this is to ensure that the pregnant woman remains healthy throughout her pregnancy.
CCA Early Head Start/Head Start participates in the USDA Child Care Food Program and breakfast and lunch are served to the Head Start children and formula, breakfast, and lunch are served to the Early Head Start children at no cost to the families and without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or disabilities.
A legal birth certificate, certificate of immunization, proof of income for the 2013 calendar year, and social security numbers of all persons in household must be provided when you apply.
The Early Head Start/Head Start center in your area is located at the Jonesville Head Start Center, 514 Allman Street, Jonesville, SC. For information and/or an appointment, please call 803-366-5398.