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HCDE Head Start Recruits Students for Openings in 2 Communities

Two Harris County Department of Education Head Start centers (La Porte and Tidwell) are recruiting students ages 3-5 for preschool for the 2019-20 school year. 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 927 South 1st St. in La Porte and 8302 John Ralston Rd. in Houston (Tidwell). Other openings may become available at the 15 centers HCDE operates in east and northeast Houston. For more information about registration, call the Head Start main number at 713-672-9343, La Porte Head Start at 713-696-3123, Tidwell Head Start at 713-696-3124 or visit http://www.hcde-texas.org/head-start. Source: HCDE