Please contact your local Head Start Center for more details concerning Head Start and Early Head Start Income Guidelines. If you are unable to contact anyone at your local Head Start and Early Head Start Center, please contact Terry Williams or Weyling White at 803-366-5398.
At least ninety percent of those children enrolled meet the income guidelines; up to ten percent of children enrolled may be children from families that exceed the poverty income guidelines but meets the criteria established for selecting children who would benefit from Head Start and Early Head Start.
Ten percent of Head Start and Early Head Start total funded enrollment must be children with disabilities.
Head Start and Early Head Start may enroll an additional thirty-five percent of the total funded enrollment number whose families are neither income nor categorically eligible and whose family incomes are below 130%.