Maui Economic Opportunity (MEO) Head Start, a free preschool program for families that meet the federal poverty guidelines and selection criteria, will begin accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year beginning Friday, Feb. 1, and continue throughout the entire year.
Head Start is a federal program that provides early childhood development services to families that meet the federal poverty guidelines and selection criteria. Children who will be 3 or 4 years old by July 31 are eligible for enrollment.
Parents/legal guardians will be required to bring the child's birth certificate and two forms of household income (i.e. 2012 W-2 forms or 2012 Tax Returns and four to six current pay stubs or TANF printout).
Applications must be completed in the office between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except on federal and state holidays), at the MEO Family Center located at 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.
For more information, contact the MEO Early Childhood Services Department at 249-2988.
The mission of MEO is to strengthen the community while helping people in need restore their hope, reach their potential and enrich their lives.