Head Start to sign up
Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 1:48 pm
The Messenger, March 14, 2012
Northwest Tennessee Head Start is accepting applications for the enrollment of children in Troy and in Kenton for the 2012-13 school year. Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program for children who are 3 or 4 years old. No fees are required to participate in the program. Children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before Sept. 30 and applications may be completed on the registration day.
In Troy, that date will be Thursday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the facility at 409 South Maple St.
In Kenton, registration is in progress today and will continue Thursday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the trailer behind Kenton Elementary School.
Children with disabilities will be given priority for enrollment, including those with severe disabilities.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 536-4918 in Troy or 749-6435 in Kenton.
Documentation needed to complete the application for enrollment includes the following;
• proof of the child’s age;
• Social Security numbers for each family member;
• name, address and phone numbers for at least three emergency contacts;
• TennCare and/or insurance card;
• proof of income.
Bus transportation will be available at a limited number of centers. Call the center coordinators or family advocates for more information.