Head Start is a comprehensive, federally funded preschool program for children two years nine months to five years old. With a focus on attaining formal school readiness goals, Head Start also strives to help families achieve self-sufficiency, through support and referrals. Although income is the primary basis for admission, homeless families are categorically eligible, and at least 10% of slots are reserved for children with disabilities.
292 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915 (Serving Hamilton & Wenham)
29 Emerson Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930 (Serving Manchester)
Visit the website for details and information about income eligibility. Call Lisa at 978-468-5489 for a copy of the application and if you need assistance filling it out for submission.
Lisa Cheney, CFCE Coordinator, Hamilton-Wenham RSD.