Enrollment begins for Head Start

Staff Report

YVEDDI Head Start in Yadkinville is accepting new students, ages 3 and 4.

Head Start is a federally-funded program whose goal is to prepare children ages 3 to 5 for school by providing a quality, safe-learning environment within a structured educational setting and is the only local preschool program that offers health, dental, social services and a comprehensive parent involvement program. Services are provided in Davie, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin counties to 385 children and include nutritious meals and snacks and developmentally appropriate activities.

Medical and dental services are provided (including payment, if needed, for healthcare, dental exams and follow-up). Parents have the opportunity to collaborate with teachers to develop their child’s plans for learning, develop and revise program policies, participate in various committees, including the Policy Council. Children with special needs are at least 10 percent of the enrollment. Families must meet federal income guidelines to qualify.

Information needed to complete application are child’s birth certificate, immunization record, verification of income (W-2/tax forms, one month of consecutive check stubs) and Medicaid/insurance card. For more information, call 336-469-6582

Staff Report