If you’ve had a child previously enrolled in our program, STOP! DO NOT complete this registration. Duplicate accounts will delay processing. Please click here >> to email us IMMEDIATELY and provide your First and Last Name and Working Phone Number and we will contact you to schedule and interview.

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Jackson County Early Childhood Programs. This registration is for Early Head Start, Head Start, and VPK.

  • Early Head Start & Head Start are income-based programs and follow the US Department of Health & Human Services Poverty Guidelines. US Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • VPK (Voluntary Pre-K) is first come first served and open to all Florida children turning 4 prior to September 1st. This online registration or above email to schedule an interview will be time and date stamped to ensure the order in which applications are received. Please remember that space is limited.

An in-person interview is required to complete the registration process. Your registration is NOT complete until you have completed the interview and provided all required documents. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Primary Adult is the person that the child lives with that has legal guardianship/custody of the child. May be mother or father, grandparent, foster parent, etc.
Complete address information. Must have living and mailing addresses, if the two are not the same.
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Please answer the following questions about Family Information to the best of your knowledge.
Child (Applicant) is the child you are registering to attend school.

Do you want to apply now for another child in your family?

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Thank you for your interest in the Jackson County School Board Early Childhood Programs. A representative will contact you in the next 5 days to schedule an intake interview. You will receive an email when you submit the application that tells you what to bring to the interview.
Required information is missing, see above.