If your child is birth through 5 years old and lives in Mahoning County, apply today!

Apply In Person

Parents/guardians may stop at our Austintown office (142 Javit Court), our Belmont office (711 Belmont Ave.) or any of our Head Start sites to complete an application. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

IMPORTANT! You must bring the following information with you in order to complete the application process:

  1. Proof of income
  2. Proof of birth of the child
  3. Proof of residency
  4. Custody or restraining order documentation (if applicable)

Children are selected for Head Start/Early Head Start by a committee. The decision is based on an approved criteria ranking point system as well as family needs.

If your child is accepted, you must have a doctor and dentist complete the physical and dental form you were given at the time you applied.

Apply Online

This is our complete online application form. You can fill it out electronically and submit it with a simple click. Alta Head Start will review your form, and someone will contact you with instructions on what to do next.

Apply Online

Express Application

This is a simplified application form with the basic information we need to get started. You can submit this form electronically, or print it out, fill it in and mail it to us. Someone from Alta Head Start will contact you with instructions on what to do next.

Express Online Application