Welcome to the Pasco County Head Start/Early Head Start online application.
Children served by the Head Start Program must be at least 3 years old and no older than 5 years of age by 9/1 of the applying school year.
Children served by the Early Head Start program must be at least 1 year old and under 3 years old by 9/1 of the applying school year. The Home-Based program serves Expectant Families, infants, and toddlers who under 3 years of age by 9/1 of the applying school year.
Both Head Start and Early Head Start program services are subject to eligibility and slot availability.
ATTENTION: This application is for families who have never applied for the program. If you have previously applied online or are a returning parent (had a child on a previous waiting list or served in the program), do not submit another application using this online process.
If any of your contact information is in our family database from previously applying, you will not be able to complete this online application and will receive the following the message: "It appears that you have previously submitted an application. If you wish to apply again, please contact us by phone or in person."
Please email us the following information: Child's name, date of birth, and school you are requesting at email@example.com
Complete all fields below. If you are having difficulty, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for completing the Head Start/Early Head Start Application.
The primary adult will receive an email from SchoolMessage@childplus.net confirming that is was submitted (the email may go to your SPAM/JUNK box).
The next required step is an in-person interview with a staff member. Program staff will be contacting you by phone, text, and email to schedule an interview.