Head Start

28 Feb Celebrating Black History with Children’s Books

By Juliana Avery In 1976, President Gerald Ford designated February as Black History Month, chosen because it coincided with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. He called it an, “opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout...

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15 Sep Community Spotlight: Eagle Scout Projects

Utah Community Action gets a tremendous amount of help each year from volunteers. In fact, over 4,000 people will participate in volunteer projects for our agency each year. Some folks come with corporate groups, a number are parents who volunteer in our Head Start classrooms,...

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30 Aug It Starts At Home

By Erin Trenbeath-Murray I recently had an enlightening conversation with the young Vietnamese immigrant mother who is an acquaintance of mine. She was telling me about her oldest child, a 5-year-old boy who was starting 1st grade in the fall. “I thought he was reading great!” she...

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15 Aug Get Ready for Bloom 2016!

The staff at Utah Community Action is in full Bloom mode, preparing for our annual gala fundraiser to benefit Head Start. It's an exciting time of gathering silent auction items, finalizing seating charts, preparing the show and making sure each detail will meet our guests'...

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26 Jul Head Start expands Application Intake dates

Utah Community Action Head Start is accepting applications for students enrolling in the 2016-2017 school year. Due to increased demand, the program will hold several open application dates to help families enroll their preschool age children in this free kindergarten readiness program. July 28, 3-7pm:...

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07 Jun Community Health Clinics

Utah Community Action Head Start Community Health Clinics will be held in both June and July 2016. Children can receive no-cost health screenings (required for attending UCA Head Start). Join us! June 24th, 2016 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Catherine C. Hoskins Head Start 6447 W 4100 S   July 9th,...

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We assist low-income families with services including Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, HEAT, Head Start, Nutrition and Weatherization to help them achieve self-sufficiency.