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Does my child qualify for Head Start?


Your children qualify for Head Start if you:
  • Have children between the ages of three and five
  • Receive Families First or SSI or you earn below a certain income (see table below)

For example, if your family size is three and your income is $18,310 or less per year (and you meet the guidelines above), then your child will likely qualify for Head Start.

HEAD START INCOME LIMITS

family size monthly income annual income
1 $903 $10,830
2 $1,214 $14,570
3 $1,526 $18,310
4 $1,838 $22,050
5 $2,149 $25,790
6 $2,461 $29,530
7 $2,773 $33,270
8 $3,084 $37,010
for each additional person, add +$312 $3,744