Head Start Programs Texas Head Start Gulf Coast Community Services Association

Gulf Coast Community Services Association, a Head Start Program of Houston, TX

9320 Kirby Drive
Houston TX 77054
Contact Phone
(713) 393-4728
The Gulf Coast Community Services Association's (GCCSA) Head Start Program is a federally funded, comprehensive, early childhood development program for children ages three to five from economically challenged families. The GCCSA Head Start Program has been serving eligible children and families in the Houston, Harris County area since 1964.
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
How to ApplyOption 1 - Contact the Family Services Office at (713) 393-4700 and apply over the phoneOption 2 - Visit the GCCSA Head Start Central Office and apply in personOption 3 - Visit any GCCSA Head Start Center and apply in personRequired Documents1. Child's original birth certificate2. Proof of residence3. Proof of income (i.e., paycheck stubs, TANF warrant letter, child support documents, etc.)4. Social Security cards for child(ren) and parent(s)5. Immunization card6. Diagnosed evaluation of any disability the child may have7. Physical and dental screening results (if any)8. Medicaid card/insurance numberTo download a PDF copy of the Enrollment Form or the Parent Handbook, click on the appropriate link below.Head Start & Early Head Start Enrollment Form [.pdf]Parent Handbook [.pdf
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