Program details. To be considered for Head Start, children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 7th, 2023 AND from families who are at or below the federal poverty income guidelines. Five-year-olds who are not eligible for public kindergarten may also be accepted. Family Development Services also welcomes children with special needs and disabilities.
Families with children up to 3 years old may be considered for Early Head Start if the family meets federal low-income guidelines and the parent is enrolled in school or employed full time.
Family Development Services does not provide transportation services. Community resources may be available to assist families with transportation upon request.