Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children by providing educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families.
Services for children and families:
We accept applications for enrollment year-round. Pick up an application in-person at the Head Start location nearest you (Choose your county in the box to the left to find your location).
The following documents are required, along with your application:
- Proof of residency (Utility bill)
- Parent's driver's license or photo ID
- Proof of medical insurance
- Birth certificate
- Current immunization (shot) record
- Income verification (paystub)
About Head Start
For four decades, Head Start has propelled children from disadvantaged backgrounds toward success and prosperity. The national program raises the bar for all students so that our future leaders will have a strong foundation built on academic achievement and healthy living. Head Start is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Click here to download the BCFS Education Services Head Start annual report.