Parents of children seeking a preschool for the coming school year will have the opportunity to register those children plus have them get free health and dental screenings.
The Head Start program coordinated by the Social Development Commission (SDC) will hold a pair of Registration and Health Fairs for the public. The first will be held Tuesday, August 21st from 8:30 am to 3 pm at Northcott Neighborhood Head Start located at 2460 N. 6th Street. The second will be Thursday, August 23rd at the same time at the SDC Head Start site at 6682 W. Greenfield.
The fairs will provide a chance for parents to learn about the free preschool program and to register for the next school year. Parents are encouraged to bring birth certificates for their children plus documentation of family income. In addition to registering for Head Start, attending children can also get a physical and dental exam, height and weight measurements, and screenings for vision, blood pressure, and blood lead.
The SDC Head Start program is free for income eligible Milwaukee County children between ages of three and five. For more information on the nationally recognized program, call 414-906-2777 or visit the SDC website at www.cr-sdc.org, click on the “Programs” page and then on the link for “Head Start”.