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March 25, 2013

Aroostook County
RE: Head Start Recruitment Schedule

Early Head Start and Head Start Recruitment

Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) is currently recruiting children for the

2013-2014 program year.

ACAP Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood education program which

promotes child health, parent education and involvement, nutritious hot meals,

and special services as needed for children enrolled in the program. Head Start

is provided primarily for low income and community eligible families, however all

interested families are encouraged to apply, including families of children with

disabilities. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by October 15, 2013 for the Head

Start program. Proof of income is required. Early Head Start accepts

applications for pregnant women and children up to age 3. Home based services

are available through ACAP’s partnership with Healthy Families Aroostook.

Bus transportation will be provided for the traditional Head Start and Early Head

Start center based program options if the child lives within the designated

transportation route. If they do not live within the designated route, Family

Service Workers will assist families by providing resources that may help with


For more information, help, or a tour of one of the centers, interested persons

may contact any local ACAP Child and Family center in their community or call Kim

Larkins at 768-3045 or 1-800-432-7881.

Center based and home based Head Start program options are available to meet the

changing needs of today’s families, recruitment is taking place at all ACAP Child

and Family centers daily. No appointments are necessary.