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MEO’s Head Start accepting applications

By Staff | Feb 12, 2021

WAILUKU — Maui Economic Opportunity’s Head Start early childhood education program is accepting applications for the 2021-22 school year.

Head Start is a federally funded program that provides free comprehensive early childhood education services to families that meet federal poverty income guidelines and selection criteria. Eligible participants are children who are three or four years old by July 31.

Parents/legal guardians are required to provide the child’s birth certificate and income verification (preferably 2020 income tax returns or 2020 W-2 forms, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or Supplemental Security Income printouts).

MEO runs 13 Head Start sites in Maui County in Kahului, Wailuku, Makawao, Kihei, Haiku, Lahaina and Molokai as well as two virtual sites.

Applications may be made online at meoinc.org.

For more information, contact the MEO Head Start office at 249-2988. The office is open from 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays, except federal and state holidays.