Age Eligibility

     Early Head Start

  • Infants/Toddler = ages 0-36 months old currently

  • Pregnant Women

     Head Start

  • Pre-School Age
    •  3 years at the time of Enrollment
    •  4 years on or before September 1, 2024


Income Eligibility

The federal poverty guidelines are used to evaluate family income. Click here for 2024 income guidelines.


Public Assistance 

  • Receiving Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Submit award letter/placement paperwork with your application.


Families experiencing homelessness 

  • Families qualify under the McKinney Vento Definition
  • Families may fill out the Housing Questionnaire with a center staff.  When approved, this will be required in lieu of family income.  
  • McKinney Vento paperwork from the local education agency will be required in lieu of family income.  


Foster & Kinship Care

  • Children currently in Foster or Kinship care under the supervision of Child Protective Services.
  • Placement paperwork is required in lieu of family income documentation.