Contact Us

Douglas County Head Start
3215 Cuming Street, Rm. 3-136
Omaha, NE 68131

Phone: 531-299-0303
Fax: 531-299-0398

Enrollment Recruitment Selection Enrollment Attendance

Omaha Public Schools, Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) systems are devised to provide definitive guidelines to community and families applying for Head Start services. It aims to clarify regulations, definitions, and interpretations to build consistency and continuity throughout the program. It also increases understanding of the importance of recruitment, selection, and enrollment processes.

What you need to apply?       

Homeless families are not required to have documentation at time of application.  Proof of Homelessness from a shelter.

  • Birth Verification 
  • Child's up to date Immunization Record
  • Family Income for 12 months (1040, W-2s, 8453, TANF/ADC, SSI, 12 months of check stubs, letter , etc.)
  • Proof of Address (OPPD, MUD, telephone/mobile bill, or lease/ purchase agreement, etc.)

Who qualifies?