Follow the steps below to find out if you might be eligible for Head Start! The complete Eligibility Application is available to print at the bottom of the page. If you prefer, you can submit the Interest Form by clicking the button on the left, and Head Start staff will contact you.
If you have questions or concerns, friendly staff is available to help. Please call 541-747-2425 for assistance.
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- Is the applicant a pregnant woman of any age, or a child 0-5 (Not turning 5 before Sept 2nd of the current year)?
If YES, then the applicant is AGE ELIGIBLE for Head Start or Early Head Start.
- Does the applicant receive foster care services, TANF, SSI or face housing hardship? OR
- Does the family’s total gross income equal to or less than 100% of the FPL?
If YES, then the applicant is considered INCOME ELIGIBLE.
Please be assured that all communication with Head Start is confidential. We will ask for proofs such as your child’s date of birth, your family’s gross annual income, or proof of benefits. Do not hesitate to apply, whether or not you have gathered all necessary documents. Our staff will work with you to complete your Eligibility Application.