Services

There is a child care center in Ben Donnell Housing Ben Donnell Child Care Center 211 E. Wichita

Warm loving care and planned learning activities
Breakfast, Lunch, and afternoon snack
Open School holidays and vacations 12 months a year
Open 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Visit our center and see for yourself. Doris Ingram, Center Director

Want to work or attend a training program but need child care? Call Dede VanDonge at 766-4332

 
 
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kidsHead Start Program - 761-2023

A comprehensive early childhood development program for 3 & 4 year old children from low income families.

WFISD Head Start is pleased to offer the following child and family services:

  • Parent Involvement Opportunities, including parent/child activities, parent meetings & parent training
  • Family Supportive Services such as goal setting, crisis assistance, referral and advocacy
  • Complete Health & Dental Services
  • Disability Services, including PPCD classes and speech therapy
  • Service Coordination & Collaborative services
  • Multicultural Programming
  • ESt. & Language Facilitators
  • Much, much more
Northwest Head StartFarris Center Rosewood Head Start
(Seymour Highway)710 Old Burk Rd
503 N. Rosewood
2310 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TXWichita Falls, TX
Wichita Falls, TX  

Applications are available during school hours at all centers. Call 761- 2023 for information on returning your application. The following documents are required at the time of application:

  • Current Tax Return
  • Parent photo identification
  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Child's Social Security Card
  • Child's Immunization Card
  • Proof of Medical Insurance
 
 
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The Wichita Falls Housing Authority and Region 9 Adult Education have teamed up to provide the WFHA GED program. This program runs during the school year. This program is located in the WFHA Computer Lab at the Paul Irwin Center, 115 East Wichita.

English as a Second Language is also available (ESL) For more information call the Adult Ed Center to register (940) 322-6923.

For more information on this program you can contact the Adult Education Department at 940-322-6923 or Alison or Paris at the WFHA Computer Lab 940-687-4446

 
 
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Located in the Paul Irwin Center
115 East Wichita Street

WFHA COMPUTER LAB HOURS
11:00 AM TO 7:00 PM – OPEN LAB
CALL FOR INFO: 940-687-4446

The Housing Authority has an onsite computer lab that offers a wide variety of computer courses for adults and school age children. The courses will include basic computer use, on-line communications, distance learning, business applications, word, excel and many other computer programs important for employment and personal use of a computer. Class Schedules will be posted on the website and in flyers sent to residents.

Open Lab is a time for anyone school age and up to use a computer for additional course study, accessing the internet, doing homework, on-line coursework or distance learning with an instructor on hand to offer assistance if needed. There is no cost for the computer courses or lab time.

The Housing Authority is very excited about the opportunities that can be brought about by the Computer Education Effort. During this time there is no doubt that computer skills are vital for those seeking employment, hoping to grow in their current position or for furthering their education.

Anyone under the age of 18 must have a lab release signed by a parent and on file in the computer lab.

Computer Lab RulesLab Release Form PDFLab Release Form Word Doc
 
 
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