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

Zephyrhills 33542

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

Holiday 34691

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

Hudson 34667

March 4, April 7, and May 26, 2016


 For questions on face-to-face interviews or application day locations please send an email to arussell@pasco.k12.fl.us