Eligibility Requirements for DSS Referral:
The child qualifies according to local Department of Social Service guidelines for daycare assistance for working parents.
Eligibility Requirements for Community:
The child does not qualify under other program categories and pays the center directly for services according to the agency’s scheduled rates.
For all programs, each center utilizes a system of points, in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards, to ensure that the neediest of the eligible families receive services.