This pre-registration application is meant to determine possible eligibility for Head Start and Early Head Start programs. If it looks like your child will qualify for Head Start, you will be contacted by a nearby agency with additional information.
For a general definition about what qualifies as a disability, visit this link. If you feel your child may qualify but are unsure, select "Yes". Exact qualification status can be determined later.
Parent type describes the relationship of the parent(s) and child. Note that the parent does not have to be a biological relative to qualify as a parent figure.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) pays monthly benefits to people and children with limited income and resources who are disabled, blind, or age 65 or older. To read more about SSI, click here.
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. States receive block grants to design and operate programs that accomplish one of the purposes of the TANF program. To read more about TANF, click here.