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For Immediate Release:
July 23, 2013

Media Contact:
W. David Allison

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The Head Start / Early Head Start Program is accepting applications

(MIAMI, July 23, 2013) – The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) Head Start/Early Head Start Program is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 program year which begins on August 19, 2013.  Parents with children three years old (by September 1, 2013) to five (5) years old (after September 1, 2013) may qualify for the program.  Children with disabilities who have a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available at all Head Start/Early Head Start centers and CAHSD Community Service Centers throughout Miami-Dade County.   Applications and a list of Head Start Centers with vacancies may also be downloaded online at

For additional information or to locate a Head Start Center in your neighborhood, 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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