Champlain Valley Head Start is a federally funded program which is required to follow eligibility guidelines as determined by the U.S. Administration for Children and Families.

The two primary criteria are as follows:

  1. Are you an expectant mother or have a child age birth to 5?
  2. Can you provide documentation for at least one of the following?
    • Reach Up
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • 3SquaresVT/SNAP Benefits
    • Foster Child
    • Homelessness
    • If  none of the above, 12 months family income within 100% of the federal poverty level (a limited number of families up to 130% of federal poverty guidelines can also be served)

Champlain Valley Head Start can enroll a limited number of families who do not meet the conditions listed above. Please submit an interest form to determine if there is an option available for your family!