To Qualify for Head Start:
Children must be New Hampshire residents aged birth to five years and live in the same household as the parent/caregiver requesting services.
Pregnant women and families must meet the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Poverty Guidelines, with certain exceptions:
- Children in families without homes or in foster care are automatically eligible for Head Start and Early Head Start services
- Under the Head Start Act of 2007, programs have the option to serve a limited number of families with incomes over 100% of the Federal Poverty Level.
For more eligibility information, contact the program in your area.