You can now start your application process online! You will be contacted after you submit the online application to complete your application packet with a Family Advocate.  You must have a valid email address to submit an online application for Johnston Lee Harnett Early Head Start/Head Start programs. If you do not have an email address at this time, or if you have previously submitted an application for a previous school year, you can print an application, complete all questions and submit to our administrative office at 1102 Massey Street, Smithfield, NC, (919) 934-2145 or any of our center locations.
Please complete the following information for the Primary Adult/Guardian
To determine if families are experiencing homelessness, Johnston Lee Harnett EHS/HS utilizes the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act's legal definition of homelessness. Families without a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence; families sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, financial difficulties, or a similar reason; families living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to a lack of alternative accommodations; families living in emergency or transitional shelters; individuals abandoned in hospitals or awaiting foster care placement
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Please fill out the following information ONLY if the secondary Parent/Guardian lives in the same household as the child you are applying for.
Please complete the form below to tell us about your family. Parental Status should indicate the parent(s)/guardian(s) who live with the child for whom you are applying.
Please fill out the form below for the child you want to be considered for enrollment.
- Your Address - Available Locations
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Thank you for your interest in the Early Head Start/Head Start program at Johnston Lee Harnett. You certify that the information you have provided is complete and accurate by clicking the button below. We will contact you to schedule an appointment to complete the application process. 
Required information is missing, see above.