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Eligibility Information

Your family may be eligible for Early Head Start or Head Start Services if your child is six weeks to five year old, lives in Bexar County, and meets any of the following: 

  • Family meets Federal Poverty Guidelines 
  • Family receives TANF benefits
  • Family receives SNAP benefits
  • Family receives Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI) benefits
  • Family is experiencing homelessness
  • Child has a disability
  • Child is in foster care

All families are encouraged to apply. Our team will review your application to verify eligibility.

Required Documents

Proof of Age

  • Birth certificate
  • Hospital birth records
  • Other legal document to proof of age 

Proof of Residence

  • Current bill or statement with parent/guardian name and address (ex. CPS or SAWS bill) 

Parent/Guardian Income

  • 1040
  • W2
  • Pay stubs
  • Unemployment documents
  • Statement from employer
  • SNAP, TANF, or SSI Documents 
  • Child support (if applicable) 

Guardianship Information*

  • Foster Care documents
  • Child Protective Services documents
  • Divorce Decree/Custody documents
*If applicable


Early Head Start

Children 6 weeks – 35 months old

Early Head Start

Center-based and Home-based
Edgewood ISD – Stafford ECC & Blessed Sacrament

Early Head Start Childcare Partnership

Blessed Sacrament, Ella Austin, Healy Murphy, Inman Christian Center, Seton Home, YWCA

Head Start

Children 3 – 5 Years Old

San Antonio ISD