MOUNTAIN AREA — The Madera/Mariposa Regional Head Start preschool program is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2020 school year.
Mountain Head Start in North Fork offers a full day program of six 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 and Mariposa counties.
Services include early childhood education, medical and dental screening and follow up, services to children with disabilities, social skills, nutrition and family services.
For the 2019-20 program year, your child must turn 3 years old by September 1, 2019.
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.
Applicants need the following documents: your child’s birth certificate, immunization records (must be up-to-date), Medi-Cal or other insurance card, and family income verification for twelve months (tax return, W-2’s, Passport to Services, Social Security, TANF, etc.).
Income eligibility is based on the 2018 Federal Income Guidelines.