​"A HUNDRED YEARS from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove...but the world may be DIFFERENT because I was IMPORTANT in the life of a child.
- ​Forest E. Whitcraft
How to Enroll


Between six (6) weeks of age and three (3) years for Early Head Start; expectant mothers can begin the application process prior to the delivery date; between three (3) years and five (5) years for Head Start, if four-year-olds who are applying have turned four (4) by September 1.

At least 10% of enrollment opportunities are for children with disabilities. Children who are in foster care or are homeless are automatically eligible.

These documentation items must be provided:
  • Proof of income (copy of last year’s tax return, paycheck stubs, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) letter, child support documentation, etc.);
  • Current immunization record for child;
  • Work and/or school schedule for parents;
  • Certified birth certificate for the child;
  • Medical insurance card through Sooner Care or private insurance;
  • If your child has been diagnosed with a disability (including speech/language), please attach a copy of all available reports, evaluations, and current I.E.P.s/I.F.S.Ps.
Enrollment Process
Gather the information listed above and fill out the Application Form at the following link:

Read Instructions and click for Application Form in English       
Read Instructions (Spanish) and click for Application Form in Spanish (Formas de la inscripcion)