Head Start still enrolling for fall

| August 2, 2019

COSHOCTON – Head Start and Early Head Start is still enrolling for the fall of 2019-2020 school year. This federally funded community based program supports low income families, starting with pregnant mothers, infants, toddlers, and preschoolers from age 3 to 5 years old. Head Start is geared to help with school readiness, learn about health and nutrition, work on social emotional well being and develop strong cognitive skills.

The Early Head Start program offers home base visits that are 90 minutes once a week with a qualified home visitor. Schedules can be planned out with your designated home visitor for whatever time is best for your family and home visitor. The Early Head Start program supports physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language of each child. Children enrolled in home visits are encouraged to come to socializations meetings where other home based children will play and learn together twice a month.

Early Head Start also offers center based classes that are located at the Hilltop site off of County Road 16. Center based children are worked with by highly qualified staff and follow the guidelines of teaching and supporting physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language of each child. Children are provided two free snacks through the day and a free lunch. All snacks and lunches are followed by FDA regulations. Early Head Start center base is a self transport program.

The Head Start program in Coshocton County has three different sites, Hilltop site, South Lawn site, and a classroom at the Coshocton County Career Center. Head Start offers full and half day classes. The Head Start program will work on educating children and families about health, nutrition, and parent involvement. Children will learn about social emotional, physical, cognitive and language skills. Children that are in a full day classroom will be provided with a healthy snack and lunch. Transportation can be provided depending on availability.

You can reach one of the family advocates to schedule an appointment at the Hilltop site at 740-622-9537 or the South Lawn site at 740-622-8665.

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