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 .

Between July 8, 2016 and February 1, 2017 applications and face-to-face interviews will be prioritized based on children's ages, family eligibility, and space availability in the program. At this time please complete a Pre-Qualifying form which is located on the side of the webpage under the Department Navigation. 



 For questions please send an email to arussell@pasco.k12.fl.us