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Head Start provides free early childhood education programs that support children’s language, literacy, and social and emotional development.
Head Start Eligibility

Oregon Pre-Kindergarten and Early Head Start Eligibility: If your child is between the ages of 3-5 you could be eligible for pre-kindergarten programs. If your child is between the ages of 0-3 your child could be eligible for Early Head Start.

Children eligible for Oregon Head Start come from families:

  • That earn less than 100% of federal poverty.
  • Are currently experiencing homelessness
  • Are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Are receiving Social Security Income (SSI) benefits
  • And children who are in foster care.
  • Are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
eligibility Guidelines

If you have questions about whether your family is eligible for Head Start, feel free to review the specific eligibility guidelines above or contact your local Head Start program.

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