For Community Calendar
March 25, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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.