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West River Head Start

We are enrolling kids for the 2014-2015 school year!

Need an application? Click below to print one, call our office to have one mailed to you or stop by in person to pick one up.

West River Head Start application

When you turn in your child's application, we will need the following documentation:
  • Birth certificate
  • Immunization record
  • Proof of income (pay stubs, tax return, SSI, TANF)
  • Medicaid or health insurance information
  • NOTE: "Homeless Verification" and "Eligibility Document for Families with Zero Income" only need to be completed if they apply to your situation.

Welcome to West River Head Start

West River Head Start has classrooms in Mandan, Hebron, Hazen, Carson, and New Salem. We serve children from ages 3 to 5. Our classroom hours are 8AM - 1PM Monday through Thursday.

My child turns 3 during the school year. Can I apply when he/she turns 3?
Yes, you can apply for your child to attend when he/she turns 3...even in the middle of the school year.

How can I get a copy of my child's immunization record?
Call your child's physician or request your child's immunization record online at ND Department of Health Immunization Request Page

"West River Head Start is committed to giving children and their families the opportunity to grow within their communities by providing quality education and family services."

2014 Head Start Income Guidelines for 48 Contiguous States and DC
# of People in Family 100% Poverty Guidelines 130% Poverty Guidelines
2 $ 15,730 $20,449
3 $ 19,790 $25,727
4 $ 23,850 $31,005
5 $ 27,910 $36,283
6 $ 31,970 $41,561
7 $ 36,030 $46,839
8 $ 40,090 $52,117
For families with more than 8 persons, add $4,060 for each additional person. Income verification is required when submitting an application. Acceptable documentation includes: tax return, pay stubs, TANF, SSI, foster child.
Updated January 28, 2013

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