The Great Lakes Community Partnership is seeking new students for the 2022-2023 school year. Through GLCAP Head Start, children can receive no-cost, full-day preschool that focuses on kindergarten readiness, socialization, and other important developmental needs for children and families.
Children enrolled in the program will attend classes Monday-Thursday during the school year, and a daily meal and snack will be provided at all centers. Children are also provided with medical, mental health, nutrition and dental services and will participate in daily hands-on activities. Families will receive at least two home visits and two parent-teacher conferences as needed.
Eligibility is determined in part by income based on federal poverty guidelines. Program staff will look at each family’s situation to assist them in finding the best option for their circumstances. GLCAP encourages families to call for assistance and service details.
Children in foster care or who do not have homes are also eligible, regardless of income. Children with disabilities are welcome and accommodated at all centers. Center locations are in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wood counties.
GLCAP also offers Head Start opportunities through child care partners and family child care providers.
Lucas County GLCAP Centers
Bancroft Early Childhood Center
6701 W. Bancroft St.
Sylvania Early Childhood Center
7240 Erie St., Sylvania
Lucas County GLCAP Childcare Partners
A Family Affair
648 Fernwood Ave.
All 4 Kids
330 Oak Terrace Blvd., Holland
1601 Jefferson Ave.
Educare — Lagrange
3580 Lagrange St.
Hand in Hand
412 Illinois Ave., Maumee
I Can Do All Things Child Care Center
3305 Northwood St.
3658 Grantley Rd.
5155 Airport Highway, Suite A
GLCAP encourages families to call 1-800-775-9767 for more information regarding childcare centers, childcare partners and education assistance. More information can also be found on the GLCAP website.