Head Start Enrollment

Requirements

Children must be at least 3 years of age by September 1 to qualify for the current program year (which begins September 4). Family income must be at or below the federal poverty guideline.

How do I register?

To register, families must complete an application. Applications are available for download below or call 435-586-6070, toll-free at 1-800-796-6070, to get an application by mail. Applications must be returned in-person. For a list of centers, please reference the application or our Centers & Staff page. If you cannot return you application in-person, please call 1-800-796-6070.

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Copies of the following items are required for your application.

  • Birth Certificate or DCFS School Enrollment Letter
  • Income verification (one of the following): Tax Return, W2s, and 1099s, paycheck stubs (12 months), letter from employer, or DWS 630

Immunization Record: Must have all or be on schedule with the following vaccinations:

  • 4 HIB
  • 4 DTaP
  • 3 Polio
  • 1 MMR
  • 3 HEP B
  • 2 HEP A
  • 3 PCV-13
  • 1 Varicella or proof of chicken pox

The following documents are also required if they are being received by the family.

  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Child Support Documentation
  • School Grants and Scholarships
  • Social Security benefits
  • Family Employment Program (FEP) – also known as TANF
  • Any other sources of income