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Is your child turning 3 by September 1st this year? If you said yes, then it's time for the fun of preschool!

Enroll Your Child in Head Start: 2024-25 Application Open

MADERA COUNTY–The Madera Regional Head Start preschool program is currently accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Mountain Head Start in North Fork offers a full-day program of 6 hours. Oakhurst Head Start offers a 3.5-hour afternoon program.

Head Start provides a free, comprehensive, high-quality preschool program designed to foster healthy development for income-eligible children and families. The program focuses on increasing the social competence of young children 3 to 4 years of age in Madera County. Services include early childhood education, medical and dental screening, and follow-up. Also included are services to children with disabilities, social skills, nutrition, and family services.

For the 2024-2025 program year, your child must turn 3 years old by September 1, 2024.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Oakhurst Head Start at (559) 658-8171 or Mountain Head Start, North Fork (559) 877-2352. Our program is currently open, call now to schedule.

You will need to provide the following documents: your child’s birth certificate, immunization records (must be up to date), Medi-Cal or other health insurance card, and family income verification for twelve months (tax return, W-2’s, Cal fresh, Cal Cash, Social Security, TANF, etc.).

Income eligibility is based on the 2024 Federal Income Guidelines.


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