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Jefferson County BOE Head Start, a Head Start Program of Louisville, KY

2501 Rockford Lane
Louisville KY 40216-2355
Contact Phone
(502) 485-3486
Federally funded, the Head Start Program serves children from low-income families who meet eligibility guidelines. Applicants must be three or four years old by October 1 of the program year. Full-day programs are offered five days a week.
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 do I enroll?To register a child in the Head Start/Early Head Start Program, the parent or legal guardian must come to the Early Childhood Administrative Offices, 2501 Rockford Lane, Louisville, KY 40216. If your child is eligible for Head Start/Early Head Start you will be required to participate in an initial interview process with staff and complete several documents. During this time, you will be required to verify your income and provide proof of your child's age. Health requirements for students entering a Jefferson County Public School Early Childhood program include an up-to-date immunization record and a current physical examination form. An eye examination is required for students enrolled in Jefferson County Public Schools for the first time. Additional health requirements for Head Start /Early Head Start students include a hematocrit/hemaglobin blood test and a dental examination.To learn more about Jefferson County Public Schools Head Start/Early Head Start Program,
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