Enrollment Information

Head Start/VPK
For children who are 4 years old on/by September 1, 2020

We are a FREE, full day, full year program!

Our services focus on a complete education including the well-being of children, and their families. Space is limited. Federal income & enrollment guidelines must be met. Children with special needs are welcome to apply. We are a parent participation program; your time and involvement are needed for a successful school year! 

We will be available to take applications at the following locations: 

East Zone:

Veterans Park
55 Homestead Rd S
Lehigh Acres FL 33936

Time 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 1/14 through 2/27 EXCEPT for 1/28 will be moved to 1/29.

South Zone:

United Way
26820 Old 41 Rd.
Bonita Springs, Fl

(January 13 through January 31) 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and February (Tuesdays and Thursdays) 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

West Zone:

North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N Tamiami Trail
North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Time 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Thursdays) January 15 through February 27. and (Mondays) January 13 and February 3rd 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Dunbar Community School
1857 High St.
Fort Myers, Fl 33916

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

You may complete a pre-application online at Early Childhood Learning Centers Website
Your pre-application will be completed at an in-person interview.

Please bring the following documents:

  • Photo ID
  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Proof of all household income (most recent 1040 tax return or your last 2 pay stubs if paid every 2 weeks, your last 4 pay stubs if paid every week or any other source of income such as SSI, Social Security, proof of Child Support payments)
  • Custody Papers if not the natural parent

For more information visit our Early Childhood Learning Centers Website
Your child deserves a Head Start!