Head Start/Early Head Start Programs Now Accepting Applications
Mid Florida Community Services, Inc’s., Head Start and Early Head Start Programs are accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Mid Florida Community Services, Inc’s. (MFCS), Head Start/Early Head Start Programs serve children and families in Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia Counties.
Mid Florida Community Services, Inc., Head Start/Early Head Start Programs Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 School Year
These programs, through comprehensive early childhood services, enhance the lives of children and families to collaboratively foster school readiness and self-sufficiency for children ranging from six weeks to five years of age. Head Start/Early Head Start Programs are open to families meeting the Federal poverty guidelines; and, families whose children have a disability, regardless of income. Services are provided to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.
Families interested in applying for either of these programs can do so online at https://www.midfloridaheadstart.com/. Head Start, serving children ages three to five years of age, is provided in Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia Counties. Head Start hours are from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Early Head Start, serving children ages 6 weeks to three years, is provided in Hernando and Volusia Counties. Early Head Start hours are from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. If you have questions regarding the application or application process, please call 1-888-227-0010.
Since 1965, the Nationwide Head Start program has helped over 30 million children; annually servicing over one million children in the United States. The programs are based in centers and schools in and around Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia Counties, federally-funded to promote the social, physical, and cognitive development of the children served.