RUSH TO BRUSH:
Healthy foods to promote healthy teeth
GET WATER, DAIRY, PROTEIN, FRUITS, AND VEGETABLES FOR FREE!*
Good oral hygiene goes beyond consistent brushing and flossing. A poor diet can lead to gum disease and tooth decay. Swap out foods that are high in carbohydrates, sugars and starches with the healthy options on our list and GBCA Head Start will reimburse you up to $125 for your expenses!*
EASY AS 1, 2, 3!
1. Purchase any of the items on the Dental Health Grocery List on this page.
2. Write your initials on the receipt and take a photo of the receipt.
3. Upload your receipt on the form below. Or you can submit your receipts in person to your designated family worker.
*Terms and Conditions Apply:
Up to $125 will be reimbursed in form of a check to Head Start Families. Maximum reimbursement amount is $125 per family. Must show proof of purchase. Only preapproved items on GBCA Dietician Approved “Dental Health Shopping List” will be considered. Final decisions are made by GBCA Executive Staff. Processing of receipts and checks may take from 4 to 6 weeks. Employees of Greater Bergen Community Action are not eligible.
This program is a RUSH TO BRUSH initiative made possible by Delta Dental
GBCA Head Start has been preparing children for a successful future
Greater Bergen’s Head Start program provides free early childhood education and family services to low-income families in Bergen County, Jersey City and Paterson, NJ. Comprehensive services and resources prepare children for kindergarten, enhance their emotional and physical well-being, and foster stable family relationships.
Bergen County Head Start
263 Lafayette Avenue
Cliffside Park NJ 07010
Jersey City Head Start
93 Nelson Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07307
Paterson Head Start
500 E 35th Street
Paterson, NJ 07504