Early Childhood


Head Start – SouthWest GA Community Action Council

To provide preschool services (educational, health, dental, mental health, nutritional, social services, parent involvement and disability) to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, or disabling condition

Service Area(s): Baker Calhoun Colquitt Decatur Dougherty Early Grady Lee Marion Miller Mitchell Schley Seminole Sumter Terrell Thomas Worth

Head Start – Buena Vista

To provide preschool services (educational, health, dental, mental health, nutritional, social services, parent involvement and disability) to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, or disabling condition

Service Area(s): Marion Schley Webster

Head Start – Macon

To provide preschool services (educational, health, dental, mental health, nutritional, social services, parent involvement and disability) to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, or disabling condition

Service Area(s): Macon

Partners in the Early Education of Children with Handicaps (PEECH)

PEECH is a collaborative preschool program funded by the State of GA to provide free comprehensive services to disabled children between the ages of 3-5. Facility-based services: Serves the six local school systems. Preschool classes are taught by teachers certified in early childhood special education. Each child’s program is based on his or her individual educational needs. Community-based services: A special education preschool teacher works with the child and caregivers in that child’s day care center, preschool, or Head Start program. Home-based services: A teacher or qualified personnel work with the child and his caregivers in the home. Referral Process: Preschool teachers, physicians, health departments, Head Start, or other agencies involved in providing services to preschool-aged children. Anyone can initiate the screening process by calling or writing.

Service Area(s): Dooly Macon Schley Sumter Taylor Webster
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