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Head Start & Early Head Start
Apply for Head Start
Apply for Head Start & Early Head Start
For information to apply for Head Start
Program in Amarillo, email or
call Mica Malacara 

677-5333 |  email


Erika Munoz
677-5360  l  email

Applications can be started for Amarillo’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs through the Online Application link.

Nelson Center at 1023 N. Nelson

Cleveland Center at 1601 S. Cleveland


For information on how to apply for Head Start Programs in the following cities, contact the school district or the center:  Bovina, Canyon, Childress, Clarendon, Dalhart, Dimmitt, Dumas, Farwell, Friona, Hart, Hereford, Memphis, Pampa, Perryton, Spearman or Wellington.


  • Family meets income guidelines
  • Family receives TANF or SSI
  • Child in foster care
  • Child is homeless

What to bring to enroll:
  • Proof of Child’s Age and Immunization Record
  • Proof of Income (current tax return and/or current income)
  • Proof of Public Assistance/Services (TANF, SSI, Medicaid)
  • Documentation of Child’s Disability (if applicable)

Head Start Benefits:
  • Medical Exams
  • Dental Exams
  • Mental Health Observations
  • Parenting Classes
  • Parent Meetings

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