Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program for 3 and 4 year olds.
Children must be 3 or 4 by September 1 to qualify. Children participate in a variety of
educational activities, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting. They
also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks. Families must
meet income eligibility guidelines. This program operates from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. year
round. Limited "Wrap Around" services are available for working parents.
Transportation within a service area may be provided.
Subsidized Child Care
This program is available through various participating centers and
family child care homes. Eligibility is based on total family income and parents must be
working. The program serves children from 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Children participate
in a variety of educational activities which include indoors and outdoors play in a safe
setting. Fees are assessed on a sliding fee scale. The hours of operation are determined
by the child care provider.
Before & After
This school-age program is designed to offer services to students
enrolled in Brevard County Public Schools both before and after school in their own school
setting. Each school offers a variety of enrichment activities according to the
availability and interest of area and children. Nutritional snacks are provided. Fee
assistance is available for eligible parents.
Contact Child Care Resource & Referral
counselors for additional information at 634-3500. There are no eligibility requirements
to receive free Resource and Referral services.