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SCAP HEAD START PROGRAM


Overview | Eligibility | Curriculum | Bigelow Avenue| Bellevue | Glen Worden | Yates Early Childhood Learning Center | Home-Based Services

 

Overview

Please call 518-377-8539 for specific information or to obtain an application.

Head Start is a comprehensive pre-school program for children 3–5 years old that enriches a child’s learning experiences and prepares them for kindergarten and continued success in school.

Meals are provided on-site to children and limited transportation is available.

 


Eligibility
Head Start families must meet federal income guidelines. Please call 518-377-8539 for specific information or to obtain an application.


Curriculum

Head Start’s curriculum focuses on the child’s educational, social and emotional needs and family support services embrace the philosophy that the parents are the most important and influential educator of their children. Services include nutrition, health and mental health information, parent involvement opportunities and support services. 


Bigelow Avenue Head Start Center
100 Bigelow Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12304

  • 11 classrooms with an integrated classroom for children with special needs
  • Student enrollment: 185
  • Open from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm to accommodate working parents

Bellevue Head Start Center

2000 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12306

  • 4 classrooms
  • Student enrollment: 60
  • Open from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Glen Worden school Head Start Center

30 Warden Road, Scotia, NY 12302

  • 1 classroom
  • Student enrollment: 15
  • Open from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Yates Early Childhood Learning Center Head Start

Yates Village, Van Vranken Avenue,Schenectady, NY 12308

  • 3 classrooms
  • Student enrollment: 41
  • Open from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Home-Base Services

We offer individualized instruction within the child's home and includes bi-weekly socialization for families to interact with other home-base families.


 

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Download SCAP Head Start Publications

Brochure

Fact Sheet


Head Start Annual Report2013

Needs Assessment November 2011

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