Head Start

Above: One of our regular Head Start volunteers works with a child on numbers. HACAP’s Head Start program prides itself on school readiness and assess children in the fall, winter, and spring to best prepare them for Kindergarten.

Give Your Child a Head Start

Head Start provides comprehensive early childhood education for children ages 3-5. The program incorporates health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and families and is completely FREE!
Do I qualify for Head Start?

Why Head Start?

  • Quality education at no cost for children ages 3-5
  • Additional support services and screenings
  • Increases school readiness

How to Apply


Download the fillable Head Start Application below and fully complete.


Attach files of your income verification and IEP/IFSP documentation (if applicable) along with your completed application in an email.


Email your completed application along with the income verification documents to headstartinfo@hacap.org

Acceptance of Applications

  • If your child is offered a spot in our program both a letter and a phone call will go out to the family notifying them.
  • For questions about our program, or to follow up on an application, please call our Head Start Office at (319) 393-7811 and press 3.


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