Penquis CAP is currently accepting applications for its child care programs. Head Start and Child Care services are available for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Before and After School Care is available for children ages 5-8 years.
Children are provided developmentally appropriate classroom activities to increase skills in Learning, Thinking and Doing, Social Interactions, Large & Small Muscle Development, and Daily Health and Nutrition Routines. With permission from parents, Penquis CAP Head Start and Child Care Centers offer health screenings for vision, hearing, speech/language and growth measurements. Meals and snacks are provided to the children at no extra cost to families.
Penquis CAP Child Development is designated a "Quality Program" by the Federal Head Start Program and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The "Quality Program" designation allows families of enrolled children to receive a double tax credit for their State of Maine Income Tax Child Care Credit. Full day/full year care is available at centers is Bangor, East Millinocket, Exeter, Dexter, Newport and Old Town. Part day/part year care (September to May) is available in Bangor, Brewer, Dover-Foxcroft, Howland, Lee, Lincoln, Milo, Newburgh and Parkman. Before and After School Care is available to Dexter and Exeter.
Child care subsidies are available to eligible families on a sliding scale. For more information, call 973-3567 or visit the center nearest you.
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