For Families

School Readiness

 

School Readiness Financial Assistance Program ELIGIBILITY PRIORITIES:

 

  • Priority 1: Children younger than age 13 whose parents receive temporary cash assistance and are subject to federal work requirements.

 

  • Priority 2: At-risk children younger than age 9.

 

  • Priority 3: At-risk children who are at least age 9, but younger than 13. Those with siblings in priority groups 1 and 2 are higher priority than other children ages 9-13 in this priority group.

 

  • Priority 4: Economically disadvantaged children until eligible to enter kindergarten. Their older siblings up to the age they are eligible to enter 6th grade may also be served.

 

  • Priority 5: Children from birth to kindergarten whose parents are transitioning from the temporary cash assistance work program to employment.

 

  • Priority 6: Economically disadvantaged children younger than 13. Priority in this category is given to children who have a younger sibling in the School Readiness Program under Priority 3.

 

  • Priority 7: Children younger than 13 whose parents are transitioning from the temporary cash assistance work program to employment.

 

  • Priority 8: Children who have special needs and current individual educational plans (IEPs) from age 3 until they are eligible to enter kindergarten.

 

  • Priority 9: Children concurrently enrolled in the federal Head Start Program and VPK, regardless of priorities 1-4.

 

 

 

 

 

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Parents: (561) 514-3300

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Accessibility Statement

Special Notice: If you require Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations to participate in any ELCPBC event or activity, please notify Christie Young, Single Point of Contact, by phone at 561-214-7424 or by email at christie.young@elcpalmbeach.org within at least seven (7) days of the event.  Accommodations will be provided at no extra charge.