Please fill out the application with as much information as possible. First Step Early Head Start serves pregnant women and children birth to 3 and is a home-based program. If you have any questions please contact our office at 618-526-8830 or email
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This application can also be filled out for mothers who are pregnant. If you are applying as a pregnant mother please enter the anticipated date of birth for your child where required.
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Thank you for your interest in 1st Step Early Head Start. Please click the submit button to finalize our application. Someone from our 1st Step Early Head Start program will be contacting you to discuss your application.
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