The Administration for Children and Families solicits applications from local public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or local for-profit organizations, that wish to compete for funds that are available to provide Head Start services to children and families residing
in Plainfield, New Jersey.
The intent of this announcement is to provide for the continuation of services as previously provided by the former grantee, Second Street Youth Center Foundation, Inc.
Funds in the amount of $2,258,463 annually will be available to provide Head Start program services to eligible children and their families.
The former grantee was funded for a total enrollment of 272 children and families.
Interested applicants must call the ACYF Operations Center at (866) 796-1591 to receive pre-application materials and additional information.
Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate collaboration with the New Jersey State Abbott Preschool Program under this announcement.
Please see the APPENDIX of this announcement for Abbott Preschool Guidelines.
ACF welcomes public comments from parents and area residents in the service area under this announcement.
The intent of the public comment is not to solicit support for a specific applicant but to inform ACF about the needs of the service area in general.
Comments should be sent to the ACYF Operations Center.
Eligibility is limited to local public or private non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations or local for-profit organizations, that can provide Head Start services to children and families residing in Plainfield, New Jersey.
Head StartDepartment of Health and Human Services