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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 3-5 years old 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   


Executive Director: Audrey Waid
1021 4th Street Clay Center KS 67432
Ph:  785-632-5399

Clay County 

Program Director: 

Lisa Daniels

314 Court

Clay Center KS 67432

Ph:  785-632-2195

Cloud County 

803 Valley Street
Concordia, KS 66901

Ph:  785-632-5399

Ottawa County 
Site Director: Erin Nisbeth

612 N. Rothsay
Minneapolis KS 67467
Ph:  785-392-2794

Republic County 
Site Director: Glenda Willis

1813 E. Frontage Road/Hwy 81  Belleville, KS 66935
Ph:  785-527-2300

Washington County 
Site Director: Teresa With

117 W. College Street
Washington KS 66968
Ph:  785-325-2261 ext. 248

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