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Enroll in a Head Start program

Head Start and Early Head Start are federal programs that provide funding for children ages 0-5 from low-income families to receive quality early education services.

Department of Early Education and Care

The Details

What you need

Your community's Head Start can help you with understanding local requirements for enrolling your child. They will answer questions, provide you with required forms, and tell you what documents you should bring with you to apply.

How to apply

Call your local Head Start agency for information about how to apply for Head Start. To determine if your family is eligible, you will need to provide your:

  • Address.
  • Family income.
  • Child’s date of birth.

Go to your local Head Start agency for information about how to apply for Head Start. To determine if your family is eligible, you will need to provide your:

  • Address.
  • Family income.
  • Child’s date of birth.

More info

Due to limited government funding, there are not enough spaces for all eligible children. If there is not a space for you and your child at this time, ask the program to put your family on the waiting list.

Contact

Address

51 Sleeper St., 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02210

Phone

Main Office (617) 988-6600

Fax

(617) 988-2451

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