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Welcome to Head Start

Head Start is a federally funded program that serves low income families and children with disabilities. The Regional Head Start Program has classrooms located at 3 elementary school campuses. The Early Head Start program provides learning experiences in the home during weekly visits.

Each program provides positive learning experiences that foster children's intellectual, social and emotional growth to prepare for and support school success.

Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child's first and most important teacher. Head Start programs build relationships with families that support parent and family engagement in Head Start services.

 Please go to "How to Apply” link for more information

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HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in enrolling your child in the Capistrano Head Start Program you will need the following required documentation:

Birth Certificate Income Taxes from prior year and current month’s income for each parent working TANF or SSI (if applicable) Immunization Record Medi-cal Card or Insurance Card Copy of IEP/IFSP (if applicable) Proof of residency (utility bill, lease agreement, etc.)

Once you have gathered all of the required documentation, you may apply at the following location:

To Contact Us:
Capistrano Head Start: (209) 527-9865; fax (209) 527-9857
Empire Head Start: (209) 527-9884; fax (209) 527-9882
Hughes Head Start (209) 571-2486; fax (209) 526-1548
Pearlene Reese Early Head Start (209) 526-5764; fax (209) 526-5780

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO START YOUR APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT UPLOAD ONLINE

https://stan.mycopa.com/familyPortal/childCare.epl

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