APPLYING FOR HEAD START & EARLY HEAD START

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

Eligibility is generally based on family income at or below the poverty level according to the Poverty Guidelines published by the federal government. Children in foster care, homeless children, and children from families receiving public assistance (TANF or SSI) are eligible regardless of income.

HEAD START

To be considered for Head Start, children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1st prior to September enrollment AND from families who are at or below the federal poverty income guidelines. 

EARLY HEAD START

Families with children up to 3 years old, and prenatal may be considered for Early Head Start if the family meets federal low-income guidelines and the parent is enrolled in school or employed full time.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR ENROLLMENT:
  • Immunization Record

  • Child's Health Insurance 

  • Child's Birth Certificate

  • Proof of Income (one of the following)

    • last year's tax return​

    • W-2's

    • 3 pay stubs

Find an Early Head Start or a Head Start program near you with the Head Start Locator   

Early Head Start

1021 4th Street Clay Center KS 67432

Ph:  785-632-5399

Clay County Head Start

314 Court

Clay Center KS 67432

Ph:  785-632-2195

Cloud County Head Start

1001 E. 7th

Concordia, KS 66901

Ph:  785-243-1645

Washington County Head Start

117 W. College Street

Washington KS 66968

Ph:  785-325-2261

Ottawa County Head Start

612 N. Rothsay

Minneapolis KS 67467

Ph:  785-392-2794

Republic County Head Start

1812 L Street

Belleville KS 66935

Ph:  785-527-2300

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