What is Early Head Start?
Early Head Start is a Federal program that provides comprehensive services to promote family and child development. To be eligible to apply for Early Head Start you must be a pregnant woman or a child under 29 months of age.
What documentation is required to apply for Early Head Start?
Proof of the child’s birth: birth certificate, hospital record, or Medicaid card.
Proof of income for the previous calendar year: 1040-tax form, W-2 form(s), pay stub(s), unemployment, workman’s compensation, veteran’s benefits, alimony, child support, military pay, social security, or documentation of current public assistance, (TANF or SSI).
A current doctor’s immunization record for child applicants. (Child must be up-to-date on immunizations to apply for EHS childcare).