Parents and guardians can submit applications for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Head Start/Early Head Start programs during the following open enrollment windows:
- March 7 – 18, 2016
- April 4 – 15, 2016
The BCPS Head Start/Early Head Start Program serves three- and four-year-old children, and offers a full school day of educational enrichment activities with research proven curriculum focusing on the development of the whole child. In addition, Head Start and Early Head Start services include dental, health, nutrition, mental health and family support. The Early Head Start Program also provides services to pregnant women, infants and toddlers.
To apply, families must meet the income eligibility requirements, as determined by the Department of Health & Human Services 2016 Poverty Guidelines. Families of children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To complete an application, parents or guardians must provide the following documentation:
- Proof of age (child's original birth certificate or passport)
- Child's Medicaid card (if eligible)
- Proof of guardianship (if applicable)
- Parent photo identification
- Proof of all household income for the past 12 months (income is defined as the total money earned or received before deductions for all family members)
- Proof of residence in Broward County
Head Start/Early Head Start Application Sites
Hours of Operation for Each Location
Deerfield Park Elementary
650 SW 3rdAvenue
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Lauderdale Manors Early Learning and Family Resource Center
1400 NW 14thCourt
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Sheridan Technical Center
5400 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Saturday, April 9, 2016
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
For more information, contact the BCPS Head Start/Early Head Start Program at 754-321-1961 or visit, ece.browardschools.com.