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Head Start is a Parent Particpation Program that offers Comprehensive Preschool Services to expectant mothers and children ages birth to five at no cost to eligible families.
Completing an online Pre-Application does NOT place your child on the waiting list.
Attention Please Read:
If you have previously applied with Pasco County Head Start, our online Pre-Application will not allow you to move forward if your email is in our family database. If it is you will receive the following message:
"It appears that you have previously submitted an application. If you wish to apply again, please contact us by phone or in person."
You may either use a different email or email Alexis Russell at email@example.com.
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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 and children who turn 3 after September 1 of the applying year.
Children with documented disabilities or special needs are encouraged to apply.
Transportation is limited and not guaranteed.
In-person interviews are required in order to complete the application process.
Completing an application and in-person interview does NOT guarantee selection into the program.
All applicants are placed on the program's waiting list for one year.
For a list of supporting documents that will be needed for your family's application for services click here: Required Documents
For a list of acceptable documents for proving family income click here: Definitions of Income
To view the Poverty Guidelines for your family size click here: Federal Poverty Guidelines
For questions please email Alexis Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org