Head Start Registration Under Way
Children Must Be Four Years Old by Oct. 1
Original Post Date: 6/14/2013 3:00 PM
Palm Springs Unified School District is currently enrolling pre-school age children in Head Start and California State Preschool programs for the fall. Preschools located in Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs and Thousand Palms. Children must be four years old by October 1, 2013 to be eligible for enrollment.
The program provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically. Preschool experience will help children be more successful in kindergarten and includes comprehensive health screenings, hot lunches and nutritious snacks. Family support, parent education classes, family activities and monthly information meetings are also provided.
To register, parents need to provide: birth certificate, immunization record, proof of income and proof of residency. Parents must meet income guidelines for enrollment. For more information on eligibility, call (760) 416-8090. To register, visit the Early Childhood Education Office at 1000 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite C, Palm Springs, weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. except for July 1 through 5 when the office will be closed.