Contact the Head Start center near you to apply. Visit the Head Start Locator if you are unsure of your closest center. You can visit your nearest center to apply.  You will need to bring the following documents with you to complete your application:

  •    Proof of your child's age: State birth certificate, state birth facts   or passport
  •    Proof of your address: Lease or mortgage document, utility or phone   bill, driver's license or state ID, benefits letter or paycheck stub,   Proof of your income: Tax document (W2, 1040, 1099), 12 months   of paycheck stubs, child support payment record, Temporary   Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) awards letter or   Supplemental  Security Income (SSI) award letter
  •   Proof of your identification: Driver's license, state ID or passport
  •   Proof of your child's immunizations: Child's most up-to-date shot  record
  •   Additional items: Child's health insurance card, child's last dental exam and child's last physical exam