Head Start has openings available for the upcoming school year
LAS CRUCES — The Las Cruces Public Schools Head Start Program is looking to recruit three and four year-olds for the 2013, 2014 school year.
The Head Start Program is for families with low income or families who are homeless.
Head Start application procedures must be followed by all applicants.
The school district does not provide transportation for participating children.
There are specific age requirements for participation in Head Start.
For the four year-old center-based program: the child must be four years old before September 1, 2013.
For the three year-old center-based program: the child must be three years old before September 1, 2013.
For the three year-old home-based program: the child must be three years old before September 1, 2013.
Here are the documents needed to complete the Head Start application:
• Child's current immunization record
• Child's original state birth certificate (hospital records, baptismal records, etc. not accepted)
• Documentation of medical diagnosis indicating any allergies or medical concerns of child
• Proof of Income:
▫ 2012 Income Tax Return
▫ Notarized Employment Verification for 2012
▫ Child Support for 2012
▫ Grants/Scholarships for 2012
▫ Social Security/Retirement Pension for 2012
▫ Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, etc. for 2012
▫ Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) for 2012
▫ Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for 2012
• Guardianship/Foster Parent/Caregiver Authorization
• Notarized Verification of No Income, Homelessness, or
• Military Status for 2012 (Forms are available at the Head Start office, 621 E. Lohman Ave.)
For more information, contact the Head Start office, 621 E. Lohman Ave., at 575.527.6020.
LCPS Head Start 2013-14 Recruitment Dates:
Friday, March 15 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Columbia Elementary 4555 Elks Drive 527-1561
Conlee Elementary 1701 Boston Drive 527-9656
César E. Chávez Elementary 5300 N. Holman Road 527-6022
Evening Wednesday, April 3 5:00-8:00 p.m. Head Start Center 821 E. Lohman Ave. 527-6020
Friday, April 19 8:30-10:30 a.m. Valley View Elementary 915 E. California St. 527-9586
MacArthur Elementary 655 N. Fourth St. 527-9556
Evening Wednesday, April 24 5:00- 8:00 p.m. Head Start Center 821 E. Lohman Ave. 527-6020
Friday, May 3 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
At all the schools listed above 527-6020