Thank you for your interest in applying for WHCH Head Start’s 2022/2023 school year, for children who will be three or four years old on or before January 1, 2023.
The primary adult should be the child's parent or legal guardian and the person financially responsible for the family.
To be considered for enrollment in West Haven Community House's Head Start program, all applicants must reside in West Haven, CT and be able to provide two current proof of residency, ie: utility bill, phone bill, rent receipt, mortgage statement or residential lease.
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The secondary adult should be the child's other parent or legal guardian.

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IMPORTANT: Upon completion of this online application, copies of the following documents are required to complete your enrollment. 1. Your Child’s Birth Certificate 2. A current physical and dental exam dated within the last year (not required to attend intake appointment). 3. Two Current proofs of West Haven residency, i.e. Utility bill, Mortgage Statement or Rental Lease. 4. Current proof of income (choose one): 2021 tax return, 4 current weekly pay stubs, 2 current bi-weekly pay stubs Social Security benefit letter, TANF cash assistance, benefit letter, or unemployment benefit letter. 5. Medical Insurance for your child. 6. Birth to Three information or IEP if your child has it. 7. Care4Kids certificate if you have one. These documents can be submitted via Email: Fax: (203) 937-9052 Attention: HS ERSEA Department or Dropped Off: In Drop-Off box next to back door of the WHCH building at 227 Elm Street. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD'S NAME IS ON EVERY DOCUMENT YOU SEND!
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