Thank you for your interest in the Bucks IU Early Childhood Programs. The pre-application below will allow you to apply for one of the following programs. 

For income eligible pregnant women and children up to 3 years old:
  • Early Head Start
For income eligible children ages 3-5 years old (each program has different income qualifications):
  • Head Start
  • PreK Counts* 
If you need assistance or have questions about this application, please call 215-348-2940 ext. 8800 or email Joan Pfender at JPfender@BucksIU.org.  
Please scroll down to complete all areas of this pre-application as fully as possible. 



Please complete for the primary adult living with this child
Please complete with your current living address.
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Are there other adults in the household?

Add Another Adult
Please complete all areas for the parents and child.
Please complete all areas for the child that you would like to attend.
- Your Address - Available Locations
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Do you want to apply now for another child in your family?

Add Another Applicant

Are there other children in the family?

Add a Sibling
Thank you for your interest in the Bucks IU Early Childhood Programs. You will be contacted in seven to ten working days to schedule an in-person appointment at your selected location. To complete the final application, families will need to provide the following information: Proof of income, Proof of Birth, and Proof of Residency.
Required information is missing, see above.