TRC Head Start Accepting Applications for Early Head Start and Head Start in Muncie
June 23, 2015
MUNCIE, Ind. - Transition Resources Corporation Early Head Start and Head Start is accepting applications for both its Center Based and Home Based programs. Early Head Start (EHS) serves pregnant moms and children ages 0-3. EHS Center Based services are conducted Monday-Friday at the Head Start site located at 3800 E. Wysor Street, Muncie, as well as in partnership with Kidz Korner, Huffer Memorial Children’s Center and United Day Care Center. EHS Home Based services are provided on a weekly basis to families in their homes anywhere within Delaware County.
Head Start preschool is for children ages 3-5. Head Start preschool is center-based and offered at the Wysor Street location, as well as limited placement at Sutton Elementary School. Both the Early Head Start and Head Start programs also offer wrap-around services for those children requiring care beyond normal school hours. Those services may be paid with Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) vouchers or through private pay.
To qualify for Head Start services, families must meet Federal poverty guidelines. Foster children or those families receiving TANF, SSI or who are homeless also qualify. Disability and special health needs services are provided. Proof of the child’s birth and family income verification are needed to apply. Appointments for enrollment applications are available by calling Petra Gonzales at 765-288-3000, ext. 5069.
Early Head Start and Head Start is a no cost federally funded comprehensive early childhood education program serving children 0 – 5 years and their families.