Required Documents


You will need to bring the following documents:
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Parent ID
  • Proof of Address (electric, water, cable, lease/mortgage)
  • Copies of ALL household income (1 month of most recent pay stubs, SSI, SNAP, most recent 1040, Social Security, Child Support, Unemployment, etc.)

 Additional Documentation if applicable:

  • Documentation of disability:  Early Head Start requires a copy of the IFSP.  Head Start requires the ESE application ticket. or a copy of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Custody papers if not the natural parent
  • Proof of pregnancy is required when applying for Early Head Start

Once the application is complete you will need to apply and obtain a VPK Voucher (4 year old ONLY) through the Early Learning Coalition. 

Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Inc
2675 Winkler Avenue, Suite 300
Fort Myers, Florida