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    Jefferson County Head Start Open House


    Many parents are worried about how they will send their children to school. Jefferson County Head Start is here to help. With educational programming available for children ages three to five, this no-cost program is open for enrollment for the 2011-2012 school year.

    To learn more and to enroll in the program, attend an open house on Wednesday, July 20, or Wednesday, August 10, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Both open houses will be at 5150 Allison Street in Arvada.

    Services available at the open houses will include Cavity Free at 3 and Kid Focus Dentistry. Please call for an appointment before July 20 with Ronald McDonald Dental Mobile at 303-343-8001 and Carin’ Clinic, a clinic serving those without health insurance, at 303-423-8836.

    Jefferson County Head Start is a child-focused and family-centered preschool program which provides a range of individualized services in areas of education, early childhood development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition, family support, and parent involvement. Families living in Jefferson County, specifically Arvada, Golden, Wheat Ridge, Westminster, Edgewater and Littleton, as well as Park, Clear Creek and Gilpin counties, are eligible. Head Start is available to families who are at 100 percent of poverty level; however, other families may qualify.

    Locations:
    Arvada Head Start, 5150 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80002
    Wheat Ridge Head Start, 12725 West 42nd Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

    Enrollment is open! Call today to see if you qualify for this no cost program! For more information, please contact Michelle Kalkwarf, 720-497-7908.




    July 13, 2011


    Last Updated: 8-19-2014