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01/01 - 04/30 HeadStart/VPK Program - Alachua County Public Schools
Head Start now offers an online application process:
Step 1: Complete the Online Application (see link to the right)
Step 2: Complete Application Forms (see link to the right)
Step 3: Schedule an eligibility interview with Head Start staff by calling 352-955-6875.
The program enrolls children who are 3 or 4 years old.
For the 2018-2019 school year, children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2018
For the 2019-2020 school year, children must be 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, 2019
From low-income households,
In Foster Care, or
Have Diagnosed Disability
Head Start has 12 locations in Alachua County including Archer, CHILD Center, Duval, Fearnside, High Springs, Irby, Lake Forest, Newberry, Rawlings, Shell, Terwilliger, and Wiles.
Please contact us at 352-955-6875 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted every Tuesday between 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Fearnside Family Services Center.