Head Start

  • Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from low income families by enhancing their intellectual, social and emotional development. Head Start programs provide comprehensive services to enrolled children and their families.


  • The program is free, comprehensive in nature and provides health screenings and social services in addition to early childhood education. Busing is provided from the student’s home elementary school. 

    • High quality comprehensive early childhood education 

    • A Family Resource Specialist to assist the family with individualized services

    • Full day program 

    • Breakfast and Lunch 

    • School Supplies are provided 

    • Bus transportation


  • Student must be 4 years of age on or before September 1 of the target school year. Acceptance into the program is determined through the consideration of the following factors: if the child’s family income is at or below the poverty level, the child is in foster care, homeless, receives Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or if the family is over income and the child has a disability.


  • Application

    Necessary Documentation 

    • Proof of Income (bring all that apply) – Tax form 1040 or last four paycheck stubs, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), child support, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), grants/scholarships, and any other form of income for the past 12 months.
    • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate  

    • Social Security Card 

    • Immunization Requirements  (English | Spanish)

    • Medicaid, CHIPS or Insurance Card 

    • Proof of Residency 

    • Driver’s License of Enrolling Parent


  • Region 10 Head Start Facilitator
    Rhonelta Yarborough
    (972) 636-1841

Head Start Flyer in English
Head Start Flyer in Spanish