LEWISTON – Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care children have something to smile about at the B Street Center.

The Early Smiles Program, which visits Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care classrooms three times a year, will provide dental cleanings and fluoride treatments to approximately 200 children through the Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care Program starting Monday, April 26.

All 12 Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care sites will be visited over the next three weeks by Early Smiles hygienists.

Androscoggin Head Start and Child Care, a United Way funded and Lewiston and Auburn CDBG supported agency, has provided child development services to families of preschool children for more than 38 years.

Program options include center-based and home-based Head Start; center-based and home-based child care; Early Head Start; HomeStart and Child Care Program. Services through these programs are provided to more than 400 children and families throughout Androscoggin County.

All Head Start programs are free to eligible children and full-day child care services are available on a sliding fee scale for parents who are working, in school or participating in job training. Applications for all programs are accepted throughout the year. Call 795-4040, ext. 25, for more information or to set up an appointment to meet with the enrollment coordinator.

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