Portland, Maine Public Pre-K Programs

subsidized pre-kindergarten programs in Portland

Publicly Funded Pre K Programs in Portland, Maine below.

Many of these are free or low cost to those who qualify. We list these details on the listing pages.

If you would like to see all the listings we have in the county, check Cumberland County Maine Pre K here.

This is a private and user contributed database of local pre kindergarten schools that provide people with subsidized or free programs if they qualify as low income.

Parkside

85 Grant St
Portland, ME - 4101
(207) 553-5941
Program: Head Start. Register For This Program at: The Opportunity Alliance South Portland, ME 4106 (207) 553-5941 Program Grant Number: 01CH2925 This is a license..

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Bayside Anchor

81 E Oxford St.
Portland, ME - 4101
(207) 553-5943
Program: Head Start. Register For This Program at: The Opportunity Alliance South Portland, ME 4106 (207) 553-5943 Program Grant Number: 01CH2925 This is a license..

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East End Child Development

215 Congress St
Portland, ME - 4101
(207) 553-5950
Program: Head Start. Register For This Program at: The Opportunity Alliance South Portland, ME 4106 (207) 553-5950 Program Grant Number: 01CH2925 This is a license..

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Sagamore

21 Popham St
Portland, ME - 4102
(207) 553-5956
Program: Head Start. Register For This Program at: The Opportunity Alliance South Portland, ME 4106 (207) 553-5956 Program Grant Number: 01CH2925 This is a license..

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More Pre K

Due to the small amount of school options in Portland, we have listed some area listings below. In our search we do not limit the listings by state. Important: different States have different public pre k programs. If you are calling about public pre k in one particular State, you will need to contact another pre k office in that same state that you live in.

Saco Head Start and Early Head Start

80A Common Street
Saco, ME - 04072
(207) 710-2440
Location: 14.51 miles from Portland
Head Start operates centers throughout York County between September-May, unless noted as "Full-Year."  All Early Head Start sites operate on a full-year basis. * These sites offer additional childcare options for families who are working or attending school full-time.  Hours of operation may be extended from 7:30am to 5:30pm depending ...

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Public Pre K Programs Include:

Early Head Start

For Ages birth to 5 years old. Families must meet poverty guidelines. Children from families receiving public assistance such as TANF, SSI are automatically eligible.

Early Head Start programs provide different needs dependent on the area where they are located. Most are based in centers and schools. Programs also can be home-based.

Head Start Programs

Head Start is provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Enrollment ages is between 3 and 4 years old. If child is 3 years old prior to Sept 1, they are eligible to apply.

Families must meet poverty guidelines. Children from families receiving public assistance such as TANF, SSI are automatically eligible.

VPK Programs

VPK Program is a free prekindergarten program for children aged 4 to 5 years old in Florida. Most States have free programs for prekindergarten. We list these locations on PublicPrek.com.