Head Start Eligibility
All families living in St. Louis City and County are welcome to apply. Early Head Start serves children between ages six weeks to 35 months (3 years old). Head Start serves 3 to 5 year olds. Priority is given to families who meet certian income guidelines, and who are working, attending school, receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or are in a job training program. Please call if you are unsure about your eligibility at: (314) 881-0881. Homeless children and foster children are automatically eligible for Early Head Start and Head Start.