Head Start and Early Head Start

Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded programs designed to improve the school readiness of children in low-income families. Children receive comprehensive services that provide for the education, health and emotional growth of the child. •  Head Start serves low-income children and their families in the two years prior to kindergarten entry. •  Early Head Start serves low-income …

Child Care Assistance Program

The Child Care Assistance Program, CCAP, pays for all or part of costs of child care for children under the age of 13. Who Qualifies? Families with income less than 180% of the federal poverty level (FPL) in which parent/caretaker relative is working at least 20 hours a week. Once a family is receiving CCAP services, they can continue to participate …