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Upcoming Enrollment dates!

Join us for one of the following enrollment dates:

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, February 23
Thursday, March 17
Thursday, March 31
Tuesday, April 26
Tuesday, May 17

Can't make these dates?

Call (816) 841-3382 to schedule your appointment


  • Proof of birth or proof of pregnancy for each child.
  • Proof of 12 months of income (e.g. most current tax return, W-2 and/or pay stubs, SSI, TANF, 12 months of child support, Pell Grants or scholarships if applicable)
  • Proof of residency for Jackson, Clay or Platte counties. Proof of residency can include a utility bill, rental contact or Missouri state property tax receipt with your current address.

How do I enroll in Head Start?

Because Head Start is an income eligible program, families must first apply to see if they meet the qualifications. We use a centralized intake enrollment process through the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) who serves all Head Start programs in our area. To apply, you can:

  • To schedule an application, please call MARC Head Start at 816-841-3382
  • For more information, you can reach our KCPS Head Start Enrollment Specialist at 816-418-5295 or