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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements – Head Start and Early Head Start Programs

To apply for CCRC’s Head Start program, families must qualify under the Federal Poverty Income guidelines and have an age eligible child (0-5) or be pregnant. 

The below eligibility requirements are for the following programs: 

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

To apply for CSPP you must first apply and be accepted to the Head Start program. Click here available CSPP locations.

A child is eligible if:

  • The child is in foster care
  • The child is homeless
  • The family is receiving public assistance (Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or CalWORKs)
  • The family’s income is equal to or below the state income guidelines. Click here for income guidelines

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

To apply for CSPP you must first apply and be accepted to the Head Start program. Click here available CSPP locations.

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To verify and determine eligibility for any of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs listed above a family must provide verification of the following:

  • Proof of Address (reside within CCRC service area)
  • Proof of Age or Pregnancy (Homebase option only if enrolling as a pregnant mother)
  • Verification or Income

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

Eligibility Requirements – California State Preschool Program

To apply for the CSPP program a child must be enrolled in a CCRC Head Start program, have an age eligible child (3-5) and qualify under the State Income guidelines.. Eligibility for the CSPP program must be determined each school year in order to continue enrollment in a CSPP classroom.

A child is eligible if:

  • The child is in foster care
  • The child is homeless
  • The family is receiving public assistance (Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or CalWORKs)
  • The family’s income is equal to or below the state income guidelines. Click here for income guidelines

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

To apply for CSPP you must first apply and be accepted to the Head Start program. Click here available CSPP locations.

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A pregnant woman or a child is eligible if:

  • The child is in foster care
  • The child is homeless
  • The family is receiving public assistance (Supplemental Security Income (SSI), CalWORKs, KINSHIP Care)
  • The family’s income is equal to or below the poverty line. Click here for the most recent income guidelines.

To verify and determine eligibility for any of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs listed above a family must provide verification of the following:

  • Proof of Address (reside within CCRC service area)
  • Proof of Age or Pregnancy (Homebase option only if enrolling as a pregnant mother)
  • Verification or Income

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

Eligibility Requirements – California State Preschool Program

To apply for the CSPP program a child must be enrolled in a CCRC Head Start program, have an age eligible child (3-5) and qualify under the State Income guidelines.. Eligibility for the CSPP program must be determined each school year in order to continue enrollment in a CSPP classroom.

A child is eligible if:

  • The child is in foster care
  • The child is homeless
  • The family is receiving public assistance (Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or CalWORKs)
  • The family’s income is equal to or below the state income guidelines. Click here for income guidelines

Click here for a complete list of documents that may be submitted as proof.

To apply for CSPP you must first apply and be accepted to the Head Start program. Click here available CSPP locations.

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