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Penquis CAP accepting Head Start/Child Care applications

July 03, 2007 - TRC

Penquis CAP is currently accepting applications for its child care programs.

Head Start and Child Care services are available for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.

Before and After School Care is available for children ages 5-8 years.

Children are provided developmentally appropriate classroom activities to increase skills in Learning, Thinking and Doing, Social Interactions, Large & Small Muscle Development, and Daily Health and Nutrition Routines. With permission from parents, Penquis CAP Head Start and Child Care centers offer health screenings for vision, hearing, speech/language and growth measurements.

Meals and snacks are provided to the children at no extra cost to families.

Penquis CAP Child Development is designated a “Quality Program” by the Federal Head Start Program and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The “Quality Program” designation allows families of enrolled children to receive a double tax credit for their State of Maine Income Tax Child Care Credit.

Full day/full year care is available at centers in Bangor, East Millinocket, Exeter, Dexter, and Old Town.

Part day/part year care (September to May) is available in Bangor, Brewer, Dexter, Dover-Foxcroft, East Millinocket, Exeter, Howland, Lee, Lincoln, Milo, Newburgh, Newport, Old Town and Parkman.

Before and After School Care is available in Dexter and Exeter.

Child care subsidies are available to eligible families on a sliding scale.

For more information, call 973-3567 or 1-800-215-4942 or visit the center nearest you.

NOTE - This article reflects the views of the author and not necessarily those of the TRC Alliance Team.