Head Start applications sought

Published 7:56 pm Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Children’s Center is taking applications in Suffolk for Head Start.

To be eligible for Head Start, children must be at least 3 years old.

To enroll for Head Start, you will need the following items to complete the enrollment application process:

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Birth certificate (Birth letter is acceptable for Early Head Start only)

Proof of residency, such as a utility bill or lease

Proof of income or eligibility using one of these: W-2 or 1040 tax form; Four most recent pay stubs; TANF or SSI documentation; Unemployment letter; Foster child documentation; Child Support documentation — If you work and also receive child support or have other income, you must provide proof of that additional income.

Child’s current physical form

Child’s current immunization records

Child’s health insurance card

IEP or IFSP, if applicable, for children with a disability

Applications are available at the Suffolk Children’s Center, 860 Davis Blvd. If needed, you can receive assistance in getting items that you do not have.

The second step is to make an appointment and bring required items to that appointment. To make an appointment for Head Start, call Laurie Phillips at 516-2722.