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This is the latest news from SCCAP. For more information, please contact Doug Wilson, Director of Communications and Development at doug@insccap.org.

SCCAP Head Start accepting applications for fall enrollment

Open enrollment has begun for Monroe County children to participate in Head Start at the South Central Community Action Program for the 2013-14 school year.

SCCAP offers 3-1/2 hour classes and 6-hour classes for low income families free of charge, as well as extended day classrooms that are open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for families who are working or going to school for $30.00 a week. Available options include Early Head Start for infants and toddlers six weeks to three years of age and Head Start for children three to five years of age.

SCCAP will hold a Head Start Enrollment Open House on July 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. where parents can look at classrooms and learning centers, talk with teachers and schedule intake appointments. The open house will be held at the main SCCAP office at 1500 W. 15th Street in Bloomington.   

Early Head Start and Extended Day classrooms will begin the school year on Aug. 7 and other Head Start classes will begin on Aug. 12.

Head Start is a family-centered child development program whose mission is to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through educational, health, nutritional, social and other services.

For further information on enrollment including documentation needed to enroll your child, please call 812-334-8350, ext. 215 or email janet@insccap.org.