If you are interested in our services please review the eligibility, application and enrollment information below.  If you would then like to begin the application process, please use the link to complete your initial information online or call us at 517.263.1118.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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Who is Eligible for HS EHS Visual

Head Start and Early Head Start families must:

  • Live in Lenawee County
  • 90% of families served must have income below the poverty guidelines
  • For Head Start, children must be at least 3 years old by September 1st
  • For Early Head Start, must be a pregnant woman or have children aged birth to 3 years old

Other Eligibility Considerations:

  • Children from homeless families and families receiving public assistance such as TANF or SSI are           also eligible
  • Foster children are eligible regardless of their foster family’s income


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Call 517.263.1118 to complete initial information:

  • Within two weeks a Family Advocates/Home Visitor will call to set up an appointment to complete the program application
  • Bring to the application appointment – total family proof of income, child’s birth certificate or other record of birth, and immunization record.
  • If available also bring: Medicaid or health insurance card, dental & physical card, dental & physical information, WIC book, and/or TANF (FIP, CDC) or SSI
  • Children who are not placed immediately after application remain on the programs waitlist and may be placed when an opening occurs


Play, learn, grow together- Enrollment image

  • Not all children that apply are enrolled in the program
  • Children are eligible for the waiting list or for placement in a classroom (or home visitor) when necessary requirements are met
  • Children are placed in a classroom (or assigned to a home visitor) based on the program’s priority factor system
  • Child eligibility, parent’s choice, available space and transportation are also taken into consideration

Once a child is enrolled:

  • A Teachers or Home Visitor will make a home visit before the child may attend the program