ALBANY COUNTY OPPORTUNITY HEAD START
A federally funded preschool program that serves children from low income households. Classroom hours are 8:00 - 1:30 or 9:00 - 2:30. There are 9 centers located throughout the county. There are 17 classrooms for 4 year olds and 2 classrooms for 3 year olds. Each classroom has approximately 18 children and a teacher and a teaching assistant as well as a family worker. CPSP students work as classroom aides helping the children with daily activities such as work/play time, walks, meals, and one-on-one interactions in the classrooms. Students interested in social services could discuss the possibility of working with family workers.
Person to contact : Sue Hains or Tina Rose
Phone number : 463-3175
The Albany County Opportunity Head Start
4 Central Ave.
Albany, NY 12210