Head Start Programs California Head Start Empire Union School District

Empire Union School District, a Head Start Program of Modesto, CA

116 North McClure Road
Modesto CA CA
Contact Phone
(209) 521-2800
Head Start is a federally funded program that serves low income families and children with disabilities. Programs are located at 3 elementary school campuses. Please go to “Contact Us” Link for more information. Each program provides positive learning experiences that foster child’s intellectual, social and emotional growth to prepare for and support school success. Head Start staff recognize that as parents, you are the first and most important teachers of your children. They will welcome your involvement in Head Start activities, and will work as partners with you to help your child progress. Program Eligibility for Head Start is based on family income. Priority is based on points not on first come first served basis.
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
Required Documents for applying:· Birth Certificate· Income Taxes from prior year and current month’s income for each parent working· TANF or SSI (if applicable)· Immunization Record· Medi-cal Card or Insurance Card· Copy of IEP (if applicable)
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