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Indiana FSSA introduces a free education program for kids



Indianapolis, Indiana – For its On My Way Pre-K program for the academic years 2023–2024, Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning is currently accepting applications.

Four-year-olds from lower-income families are eligible for free prekindergarten instruction through the program.

Children must fulfill the following requirements in order to be eligible for the program, according to a statement from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration:

• will be 4 years old by Aug. 1, 2023
• plan to start kindergarten in the 2024-2025 school year
• live in a household with an income below 127% of the federal poverty level
• have parents or guardians who are working, attending job training or an educational program, looking for employment, or
• meet other requirements specified on this page

Families can select one of 1,055 On My Way Pre-K programs certified in Indiana after meeting eligibility standards.

Families can select the program operation that best suits them from a variety of settings, including their homes, centers, schools, places of worship, and more.

To apply and look for approved providers, go to the Child Care Finder website.

Families can contact an early learning referral specialist at 800-299-1627 if they need help or have additional inquiries about On My Way Pre-K.