Options for Full-Day Services for Children Participating in Head Start . Western Kentucky University Child Care Consortium




The Western Kentucky University Child Care Consortium (WKUCCC) operates a full-day center-based Head Start program for 34 children, covering the university cachement area in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Head Start children are served together in the same classrooms with non-Head Start preschoolers, and Program Performance Standards are followed throughout the day for all children. WKUCCC relies on a number of additional funding sources to provide its wraparound services, including the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), SSBG (Title XX), and Job Opportunities and Basic Skills (JOBS) support for individual parents, and sliding scale parent fees that are charged for the child care portion of the day.

  • Auspices: Private non-profit
  • Area served: Suburban
  • Head Start funded enrollment: 152
  • Head Start full-day enrollment: 54
  • Full-day care provider: Grantee and one delegate agency
  • Non-Head Start funding sources: CCDBG; SSBG (Title XX); AFDC/JOBS; parent fees