Strafford County Head Start Now Taking Applications for 2017-2018 School Year

Are you looking for high-quality preschool program this fall? Mark your calendar and plan to attend one of Strafford County Head Start’s application days this summer. Strafford County Head Start, a program of Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, provides high-quality early education, health screenings, nutritious breakfast and lunch, family support, parent involvement and volunteer opportunities, and community resources to qualifying families in Strafford County with a child ages 3 to 5, including children with disabilities.  Extended days will be available in Milton and Rochester this fall.

Interested families are invited to attend an application day on June 28 th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Rochester Head Start located in the Community Center at 150 Wakefield Street. Late afternoon and evening application days are scheduled for July 19 th from 2 PM to 6 PM at Dover Head Start (62A Whittier Street) and July 26th from 2 PM to 6 PM at Farmington Head Start (120 Main Street). Applications will also be accepted on August 2nd and August 9th from 9 AM to 3 PM at Rochester Head Start.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Please register by contacting Peggy Hawksley at 603-652- 0990. If you are unable to attend these sessions, please contact Peggy to provide preliminary information over the phone and schedule an appointment. Families can apply at any center most convenient for them.

For more information on Strafford County Head Start, please visit the website at and click Programs, or visit the Facebook page (@straffordcountyheadstart).

Since 1965, CAPSC has helped thousands of Strafford County residents meet their basic needs through over 60 unique programs, including food security; parent and child education; child care; utility assistance; transportation; housing; emergency shelter; and job training and employment services. CAPSC improves the quality of life for at-risk children, working families, the elderly, and those experiencing low incomes. The mission of CAPSC is to educate, advocate, and assist people in Strafford County to help meet basic needs and promote self-sufficiency. For more information about CAPSC, visit the website at, find us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter and YouTube.

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