September 17, 2018 by HCDE Communications
Four Harris County Department of Education Head Start centers (Baytown, Humble, La Porte and Tidwell) are recruiting students ages 3-5 for preschool for the 2018-19 school year. In addition, Early Head Start services to children 6 weeks to 3 years of age are available at the Baytown Head Start Center.
Head Start ensures future success for students both academically and socially and provides comprehensive health, education, nutrition and financial services to the families. Healthy meals and snacks are provided for students during the day.
Parent involvement opportunities are provided along with service referrals to meet family needs. Family engagement activities are hallmark to the program.
Eligible children are those from low-income families and with disabilities between ages 3-5.
Applicants should present the following at registration:
• Proof of age- child’s state birth certificate, state birth facts or passport
• Proof of address- lease contract, current utility bill, state ID, benefits letter or paycheck stub
• Proof of income- current tax form (W-2 or 1040), 12 months of check stubs, child support payment record, verification of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or Supplemental Security Income
The centers are located at 1725 N. Pruett St. in Baytown, 130 Atascocita Rd. in Humble, 927 South 1st St. in La Porte and 8302 John Ralston Rd. in Houston (Tidwell). The Baytown Early Head Start center is located at 1319 N. Pruett St.
Other openings may become available at the 15 centers HCDE operates in northeast Houston. For more information about registration, call 713-672-9343 or visit http://www.hcde-texas.org/headstart.