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Head Start Accepting Applications Beginning February 1, 2018

Thursday January 11, 2018 01:06 pm - 3429 Views - Posted By Head Start
Head Start Accepting Applications Beginning February 1, 2018

The Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government Head Start Program will begin accepting applications on February 1, 2018 for children from low-income families for the 2018-2019 school session. Children must be three years old by September 30, 2018 to be eligible. Parents of children with severe disabilities are encouraged to apply. Children do not have to be potty trained. There is no fee for Head Start services. 

Parents are responsible for providing transportation to/from school. Parents must provide with following documents along with their child's application:

  • Proof of income (2 check stubs, current food stamp printout, previous year tax return, child support order, SSI award letters, unemployment compensation printout)
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Child's updated immunization record
  • Child's social security card
  • Parent's driver's license/ID and social security card
  • Child's Medicaid card or insurance card
  • Proof of residency (utility bill, lease agreement)
  • Court order of guardianship of child, if applicable
  • Child's evaluation or I.E.P., if applicable

The Terrebonne Parish Head Start Program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disabilities. Parents can apply at the Department of Housing and Human Services location at 809 Barrow Street in Houma or at any Head Start classroom.

Visit the Head Start Location and Application Process webpage for more information and to download the application. 


Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361
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