Children, ages 3-4, from West Haven families receiving public assistance, such as TANF, SNAP or SSI, are eligible regardless of income.
Or have a child of the required age with special needs
Head Start Highlights:
Free to eligible to West Haven families who meet income guidelines
Free part-day program for 3-5 year olds, sliding scale fee for full day
Free family support services and activities
Free health and developmental screenings
Services provided to children with special needs
Care 4 Kids Certificates accepted
Professionally trained staff
Important Documents to Provide:
Upon completion of this online application, copies of the following documents are required to complete your enrollment. Please make sure your child’s name is on every document you submit.
Your Child’s Birth Certificate
Your child’s dental, physical examination and immunization records
Current two proofs of West Haven residency (example): Utility bill, Mortgage or Rent Receipt
Current proof of income (choose one): 2021 tax return or W2, or most recent paystubs (4 current paystubs if paid weekly or two paystubs if paid bi-weekly), Social Security benefit letter, TANF cash assistance benefit letter, or Unemployment benefit letter.
Mail: WHCH Head Start/227 Elm St/West Haven, CT 06516