Head Start Enrollment

Head Start Preschools Enrolling for Fall
Free Federally Funded Preschool for Children Ages 3 & 4

Middletown – RECAP’s Head Start schools are accepting applications for the fall school year. The schools in Middletown, Scotchtown and Port Jervis offer free federally-funded preschool for children ages 3 and 4 from families who meet income guidelines. Ten percent of enrollment is reserved for children with disabilities including severe disabilities.

Children must be age 3 by December 1, 2017 and family must meet federal income guidelines. Transportation may be available. Interested applicants may call (845) 343-4191 for information or visit www.recap.org/programs/headstart to print an application. Prompt enrollment is recommended and families are encouraged to contact staff for assistance.

About Head Start
Head Start programs support the comprehensive development of children in the learning centers and in their own homes. Development-focused services include early learning through instruction, health education including meals and dental support, and family well-being as parents are encouraged to achieve their own goals, such as housing stability, continued education, and financial security.  Programs support and strengthen parent-child relationships and engage families around children’s learning and development.