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Spinks Head Start

1720 Park Street
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

(269) 944-5237


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Tri-County Head Start helps families meet their children's educational, nutritional, health, social and emotional needs by providing a number of services in centers and homes by linking families with other service providers. Head Start programs are run by and for parents of the children that Head Start serves. Parents direct our policy, plan and budget."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Listed below are the times your child may attend and the meals your child will receive based on the class they are assigned. Head Start is reimbursed for a portion of these meals through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
AM 3 hour session - 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Breakfast and Lunch
PM 3 hour session - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Lunch and Snack
6 hour session - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM or 9:15 AM - 3:15 PM: Breakfast, Lunch and Snack
Home Based - Children will receive a snack at PACT time sessions (held 2x month)
Snacks sent on Home Visits are NOT reimbursable."
Excerpted from the preschool's website