Sheldon Child Development Center – Head Start

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1155 SW Seabrook Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604-1852 (m)
Phone: (785) 438-4530
Fax: (785) 271-3647

Scott Henson, Director/Principal

Mission Statement: To provide a quality, comprehensive, interdisciplinary, child development program for all eligible preschool children and their families encouraging each to develop to their fullest potential

Hours: Children attend morning or afternoon sessions four days a week: 8:00 am – 11:30 am or 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm


  • Early Childhood Educational Programming
  • Certified Early Childhood Teachers
  • Collaboration Services for Special Needs Children
  • Health, Nutrition, and Social Services
  • Transportation
  • Bi-Lingual Staff
  • Parent Involvement Activities
  • Parent Education Activities with GED classes

Eligibility: Income guidelines for children ages 3 and 4 years of age by August 31st set by the federal government

How to Apply: Contact Sheldon Child Development Center – Head Start at (785) 438-4530

Fees: None

Funding: ACYF, Head Start Bureau: federal and In-Kind Services provided by community partners