Children from 6 weeks of age to 5 years of age are eligible for enrollment in either Early Head Start or Head Start.
For Early Head Start, the age for enrollment is from 6 weeks to 2 years old; pregnant women may also apply. For Head Start, the age for enrollment is between 3 and 4 years of age. Children who will be 3 years old by Sept. 1 are also eligible to apply for Head Start.
Both programs are free to families who meet the following income guidelines:
|Persons in Family/Household||Poverty Guidelines|
*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,420 for each additional person.
Parents should contact their area Head Start Center for more information and to apply for the program.