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Hernando families can apply for Head Start

Head Start applications available for 2020-21 school year.
Hernando County community news
Hernando County community news [ Tara McCarty ]
Published Apr. 16, 2020

Mid Florida Community Services’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs are accepting applications through open enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year. The programs serve children and families in Hernando, Sumter and Volusia counties.

The Head Start and Early Head Start programs foster school readiness and self-sufficiency for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old. The 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 early learning, health and family well-being while engaging parents as partners.

Families can apply online at Head Start hours are weekdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Early Head Start hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.. For further information, call 1-888-227-0010.