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For Immediate Release:
July 19, 2012

Media Contact:
W. David Allison

Miami-Dade County's Head Start / Early Head Start Program now accepting applications

The Head Start / Early Head Start Program is now accepting applications for select sites for the 2012-2013 program year

(MIAMI, July 18, 2012) – The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) Head Start / Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 program year for select program sites.  Applications are being accepted to provide services to children three (3) years old (by September 1, 2012) to five (5) years old (after September 1, 2012).  Applications are being accepted beginning July 19 through 26, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the following program sites:

Bethune Head Start Center
2900 NW 43rd Terrace, Miami, Florida 33142

Caleb Head Start Center
5400 NW 22nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33147

Culmer Head Start Center
1600 NW 3rd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136

Colonel Zubkoff Head Start Center
55 NW 199 Street, Miami, Florida 33169

Goulds Head Start Center
21300 SW 122nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33170

Leisure City Head Start Center
14835 Fillmore Lane, Miami, Florida 33032

Miami Beach Head Start Center
833 6th Street, Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Opa-Locka Head Start Center
16405 NW 25th Avenue, Opa-locka, Florida 33054

Scott Carver Head Start Center
1900 NW 75th Street, Miami, Florida 33147

South Miami Head Start Center
6125 SW 68th Street, Miami, Florida 33143

Liberty Square Head Start Center
6306 NW 14th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33142

Arthur Mays Villa Head Start Center
11341 SW 216th Street, Miami, FL 33170

Catholic Charities Holy Redeemer
1325 NW 71st Street, Miami FL 33142

Catholic Charities South Dade
28520 SW 148th Avenue, Miami, FL 33130

FCAA D.D. Simpson Center
13850 NW 26th Avenue, Miami, FL 33054

FCAA New Mt. Zion Center
500 West 23rd Street, Hialeah, FL 33010

123 NE 36th Street, Miami, FL 33137

Le Jardin II Center
107 SW 8th Street, Homestead, FL 33030

St. Albans Coconut Grove
3465 Brooker Street, Miami, FL 33133

Head Start is a federally-funded comprehensive child development program, serving low–income families. Services available through this program include health, mental health and nutrition, assistance with disabilities, education, social services, and parent involvement. Head Start strengthens the ability of children to cope with school and their total environment as they progress in age. 

Head Start / Early Head Start is a comprehensive early childhood education program that puts children and families first. For additional information, please call (786) 469-4622

It is the policy of Miami Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The facility is accessible.  For sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices or materials in accessible format, please contact us at (786) 469-4682.


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