JCCEO Disabilities/Mental Health
JCCEO Disability/Mental Health serves children and families with significant disabilities and/or special needs. A child with a disability often learns more readily in a group with other non-disabled children. All children with disabilities or social-emotional concerns are placed in classrooms with other Early Head Start or Head Start children. Other children in the classroom are enriched by having a child with special needs in their class. Children with disabilities and their families receive the full range of Head Start services, along with special services related to the area of concern. Head Start and Early Head Start supports the mental health of all children. The social and emotional well-being of children, families, and staff is essential to school readiness. The Disability/Mental Health Manager and staff will conduct training and informational sessions for families with children with significant disabilities and/or special needs. It is our GOAL and purpose to provide an essential foundation of stability that supports ALL aspects of development.
JCCEO Head Start and Early Head Start staff members also work closely with other community agencies to provide services to meet the needs of all children, including those with disabilities.
RENEE FOXJCCEO Disabilities/Mental Health Managerrfox@jcceo.org
Child Development Services and Community Support
JCCEO300 Eighth Avenue, WestBirmingham, Alabama 35204-3039Phone: 205-327-7500Fax: 205-326-4179
JCCEO considers applicants for all services without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.USDA Non-Discrimination StatementIn accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
1) Mail: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20250-9410;(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or(3) Email: email@example.com
This Institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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