Head Start and Early Head Start Programs
Comprehensive Preschool Services at No Cost to Eligible Families
Eligibility and selection are based on family need and income. Space is Limited.
Priority for Head Start is given to children who turn 4 years old on or before September 1 of the applying school year.
Priority for Early Head Start is given to expectant mothers in their 1st and 2nd trimester.
Children with documented disabilities or special needs are encouraged to apply.
Transportation is limited and not guaranteed.
Face-to-face interviews are required for turning in an application.
Completing an application does NOT guarantee eligibility for services.
For a list of documents click here Required Documents .
2016-2017 Open Application Day Schedule
(Dates subject to change)
Please select a location and date most convenient for you, regardless of the school you are applying for.
No appointment needed!
Each family must meet in person with a staff member in order to apply for Head Start/ Early Head Start.
Head Start/Early Head Start is not a first come first served program. Please expect to be at an application day location for your face-to-face interview for at least 30 minutes or more.
Alice Hall (Zephyr Park) 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
38116 5th Ave
February 23, March 29, April 26, and May 23, 2016
District School Board Complex, (Portable 23) 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7227 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. (Hwy 41)
Land O’ Lakes 34638
March 1, April 28, and May 25, 2016
Lacoochee Elementary School 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
38815 Cummer Road
Dade City 33523
April 20 and May 26, 2016
Metropolitan Ministries Outreach Center 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3214 US Highway 19
March 10, April 14, May 5, 2016
RCMA- The Stallings Building 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
15029 14th Street
Dade City 33523
March 9, April 12, and May 17, 2016
Veterans Memorial Park Recreation Center 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
14333 Hicks Road
March 4, April 7, and May 26, 2016
For questions on face-to-face interviews or application day locations please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org