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Come fill out an EHS application and meet our new
Enrollment Specialist Connie Wieters.




Families qualify for Early Head Start or Head Start services based upon meeting the following criteria:

·       Residency - Families must reside within Clay, Cloud, Ottawa, Republic, and Washington counties. 

·     Income - Priorityis given to families with incomes at or below the federal poverty level (readjusted annually by the federal government).

·       Age - Children must meet the age guidelines for each program. The Early Head Start program accepts pregnant women, infants, and toddlers up to age 3. The Head Start program accepts children ages 3 through 5 as of August 31 of each year.



What do I need to apply?

·         Your child's birth certificate

·         Your child's health insurance or medical card number

·         Your child's immunization record

·         Proof of income (one of the following) Last years Tax Return

§  W-2's

§  3 Pay stubs

§  Child support

§  TANF statement



To enroll in Early Head Start please call our office and ask for Connie!
You can also send an e-mail directly to Connie with the following information:

Your Name
Due Date or age child(ren)
Phone Number

Early Head Start
1021 4th Street
Clay Center, KS 67432
785-632-5399 OR 1-877-688-5454




To enroll in Head Start please call the office in your county for more information.
Check out the addresses and phone numbers for your local Head Start here.