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Guam Head Start Program Registration for School Year 2017-2018 EXTENDED

Guam Head Start Program Registration for School Year 2017-2018 EXTENDED




The Guam Head Start Program has extended their recruitment period and continues to accept applications for SY 2017-2018. 


What is the Guam Head Start Program?

The Guam Head Start Program provides education, health, nutrition and social services to children and their families that support SCHOOL READINESS AND FAMILY ENGAGEMENT.  Children’s development is enhanced in center-based setting and parents are encouraged to participate in their child’s education and in the community through home visits, family partnership agreements and volunteering.  Bussing services are provided to Head Start children by the Division of Bus Operations of the Department of Public Works (with some exceptions).


Who Should Apply?

  • Families that meet the income guidelines and have a child who is:
    • 5 years old (born August 1 to December 31, 2012)
    • 4 years old (born January 1 to December 31, 2013)
    • 3 years old (born January 1 to July 31, 2014)
  • Families currently receiving TANF or SSI with an age eligible child
  • Families with an age eligible child having a current IEP from GDOE’s Division of Special Education

2017 Federal Income Guidelines

Family of 1 ……….$12,060

Family of 2 ……….$16,240

Family of 3 ……….$20,420

Family of 4 ……….$24,600

Family of 5 ……….$28,780

Family of 6 ……….$32,960

Family of 7 ……….$37,140

Family of 8 ……….$41,320

For families with more than 8 persons, add $4,180 for each additional person


Who can register a child? (Child is not required to be present)

  • Household Parents
  • Household Legal Guardians appointed through the court must register child


What do I need to bring? (As it applies to your family)

  • Household Parent or Guardian’s picture identification (driver’s license, Guam ID, Passport)
  • Child’s Birth Certificate (original or official stamped copy)
  • Child’s Immunization Card (shot record)
  • Child’s Social Security card
  • Legal documents relating to guardianship, child custody, restraining orders, or name changes
  • Marriage Certificate or Divorce Decree when parent’s name is different from child’s birth certificate or parent’s ID Cards
  • Verification of earned and unearned income for the last 12 months of Household Parents and Guardians to include but not limited to the following: 2016 W2 or Income Tax forms; check stubs from 2016-2017, Public  Health Certification, Child Support, Financial Aid, Social Security benefits, GHURA Utility Reimbursements, LES for military (monthly)
  • Statement of Support for all household parents and guardians  with no source of income within the past 12 months
  • Unemployment Verification for all household parents and guardians unemployed for a total of 6 or more months within the past 12 months
  • Current IEP documents from GDOE’s Division of Special Education

Where do I go?

The following is our Application Outreach schedule


June 12-15, (Mon to Thurs) 8am-4pm

June 19-22, (Mon to Thurs) 8am-4pm



June 26-29 (Mon to Thurs) 8am-4pm

July 3, 5 & 6 (Mon, Wed & Thurs) 8am-4pm





Please call our office at 475-0484 for further inquiries or special accommodations.