Services provided are childcare, education, and support services for 574 children ages 3 to 5 in low-income households. The program is designed to serve and assist the total development of the child. Health, nutrition, education, and parent involvement services are stress to enable the child to function at an optimum level in his or her environment. Each Head Start facility provides some GED/Family Literacy services. The Nacogdoches facility provides a Family Literacy/GED Program. Parents and family members of Head Start children may enroll in the GED/Literacy program. The curriculum includes reading, writing, and math skills. The program stresses proficiency in oral and written communications and problem-solving.
Contact your local Head Start for more information on GED/Family Literacy services. Counties served are Nacogdoches, Houston, Trinity, Walker, and San Jacinto. The following ISDs participate in classroom partnerships: Groveton, Etoile, Central Heights, Coldspring, Kennard, and Crockett. Website: GETCAP Head Start.