Head Start roundup set for April 13-14

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Longview ISD and Region VII Education Service Center are now accepting applications for Early/Head Start for the 2023-24 school year.

The application event will be held on April 13-14 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the East Texas Montessori Prep Academy Gym located at 400 N. Eastman Rd. in Longview, TX 75601.

Applicants may scan the QR code to complete the Head Start online Pre-Application.

When applying, applicants must provide proof of income, such as a W-2 form, tax return, SNAP benefits, SSI, disability, Child Support, or employer verification of salary.

Additionally, court-ordered guardianship documentation, foster/kinship documentation (if applicable), proof of physical address (utility bill, lease), ECI documentation/outside clinical services (if applicable), birth certificate, social security card, current immunization record, parent/guardian picture ID, and child's Medicaid/private insurance card must be brought.

Early/Head Start also serves children with disabilities and pregnant mothers (Harrison and Gregg counties only). For more information regarding ages 0-3, please contact the Playing For Keeps Early Childhood Center at 903-381-2200.

For additional information regarding ages 3 and 4, interested parties can contact the East Texas Montessori Prep Academy at 903-803-5000. 

This is a great opportunity for families to get a head start on their children's education and ensure that they receive quality care and learning experiences. The Early/Head Start program provides a variety of services, including education, health, nutrition, and social services, to support families and their children.

Don't miss out on this chance to give your child a strong foundation for their future!