Head Start Programs Missouri Head Start School District of Kansas City, Missouri

School District of Kansas City, Missouri, a Head Start Program of Kansas City, MO

1215 E. Truman Road
Kansas City MO 64106
Contact Phone
(816) 418-5258
KCMSD Head Start will serve children three to five years of age.
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
Eligibility/Enrollment - (816) 418-5213 KCMSD Head Start will serve children three to five years of age. To be eligible for Head Start services, the child must be at least three years old by August 31. Priority will be given to children from income-eligible families with the highest points based on criteria. Verification must include examination of any of the following: Tax form 1040, W-2 forms, pay stubs, pay envelopes, or a written statement from employers, and/or documentation showing current status as recipients of public assistance. Ten percent of the total enrollment slots must be for children with diagnosed disabilities. Children who receive public assistance through TANF and SSI are eligible. (Children [families] who receive food stamps or child care subsidies can no longer be automatically qualified.) Previously enrolled children will be eligible for enrollment the second year without verifying the family income.
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