331 Grand Avenue
Camden NJ NJ
Camden Early Head StartWe are enrolling expecting mothers, and children up to 3 years old in our Infant/Toddler Early Head Start centers in Camden, NJ
Who is Eligible?
Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.
Families are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Download and print the application in PDF format.
Application in English
AplicaciÃ³n in Espanol
Bring the completed application and the following documents to the center nearest to your home to determine eligibility for our program:
Proof of Income, such as W-2 forms, pay stubs, written statement from employer, unemployment statement, award letter for TANF, award letter for SSI, child support statement. This is a federally funded program, and there are income guidelines that determine eligibility.
Child's Birth Certificate. Child must be a minimum of 3 years old by the school district's cut off date and cannot be kindergarten eligible.
If you need any assistance getting the required information or completing the application please contact the center in your neighborhood. The phone numbers and addresses are listed on the right side of this page.