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1-18-18 — Time to Apply for 2018 Head Start Program

Jan. 18, 2018 ~ The Olathe Head Start preschool for low-income families will hold an application day from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Life Church, 16111 S. Lone Elm Road, Olathe.

Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 31 this year to be eligible for the 2018-2019 program. Olathe Head Start also serves children with special needs (Individualized Education Program or Individualized Family Service Plan). Families must live in Johnson County and provide certain documents on application day.

Those documents include:

  • Proof of all sources of income (including 2017 tax return, all 2017 W2 forms, TANF, SSI, child support or non-cash support, educational scholarships or grants, etc.)
  • The child's immunization record
  • The child's birth certificate
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Proof of residency (includes utility statement, lease agreement)
  • Name and phone number of the family doctor and dentist
  • Emergency contact names and phone numbers

Childcare will not be provided on application day.

Anyone with questions is encouraged to call 913-780-7416.