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July 25, 2017
 
Menominee-Delta-Schoolcraft Early Childhood Program is accepting applications for Head Start and Early Head Start in all three counties. (CLICK HERE.) The Early Head Start program offers child development education and family support to pregnant women and their families with children birth to 3 years old.
 
Services are delivered in a home-based setting in all three counties. Toddlers in Delta County may also be served in a classroom setting, as well.
 
Early Head Start services run year around. The program also provides families with the opportunity to take part in playgroups, allowing parents and children to attend classrooms and play and learn with other children. The program provides structured activities, including arts and crafts, along with healthy meals and snacks.
 
The Head Start Program offers children services in a classroom setting. Half-day and full-day classes are offered in all three counties. Other services offered by the Head Start program include:
 
  • FREE transportation in approved five-point safety harnesses.
  • FREE healthy meals and snacks.
  • Kindergarten Readiness.
  • Potty-training assistance. If needed, pullups and diapers are provided by the program.
  • Conscious Discipline parenting series, including meals and child care.
  • Opportunities for parents to stay involved in their child’s education.
 
Call (906) 786-7080 to schedule an appointment and complete an application. The program is funded to serve 78 Early Head Start families across all three counties. Vacancies are filled throughout the years, so it’s never too late to apply.