Head Start registration set for Tuesday

Published 5:59 pm Saturday, July 13, 2013

Registration for the Head Start program in Suffolk will take place Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. at the Suffolk Head Start Center, 860 Davis Boulevard, Suffolk.

Registration is for classes that begin in September.

Families should call 809-5557 to make sure that they bring all necessary registration materials.

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Head Start, for children ages three and four, promotes school readiness through enhanced health, nutritional, cognitive and social services to enrolled children and families.

All children are provided with developmental screenings, USDA-approved meals and assurance of a medical home, health insurance, dental screenings, vision screenings, hearing screenings and mental-health services.

Daily curricula include movement activities and outdoor play opportunities to address healthy lifestyles and obesity prevention. Head Start engages parents in their children’s learning and helps them in making progress toward their educational, literacy, and employment goals.