RCOE Head Start Document Upload


Thank you for your interest in the Head Start/Early Head Start program.

We are pleased that you have arrived to our online document upload webpage. Use the "Send File(s) to*" dropdown list to select the Community Assistant and Head Start/ Early Head Start center you are uploading documents to.

All of the fields below with a red asterisk * are required and you will not be able to proceed without entering the required information.


- If you plan to use a cell phone or tablet to take photos of documents to upload, you will have to open this webpage on a cell phone or tablet that has a built-in camera

- If you open the link on a computer, the file(s) will have to already be saved on a computer so that they can be accessed for uploading

Please use the Comments section to provide a description of the documents being uploaded (for example: Head Start Application, student age verification, income documents, etc.).

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As reminder, below is a listing of the type documents required for eligibility determinations:


- Applicant’s Birth Certificate or other Age Verification

- Income Verification (prior 12 months)

- Proof of Residence

- Proof of legal custody (if the child is in foster care or guardianship)

- Notice of Action or Passport to Services (if receivingCalWORKs Cash Aid [TANF])

- Proof of Supplemental Security Income (SSI), if applicable

- Homelessness verification (if applicable and available)

- Current IEP (Head Start) or IFSP (Early Head Start), if applicable

- Full-Time Employment or Full-Time School/Training Verification (to receive full-day prioritization)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT (if selected for a vacancy)

- Current and complete physical exam completed by a physician

- Applicant’s Immunization Records (must be up to date for age)

- Completed TB Assessment and/or TB Test Results


- For Early Head Start Pregnant Women: Any age for expectant mothers

- For Early Head Start: Ages birth to under 3 years old (age verification required)

- For Head Start: Child must turn 3 years old by September 1st and not yet age eligible for Kindergarten (age verification required)


Family gross annual income must be at or below the mandated Poverty Guidelines. Children with a current Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a current Individualized Family Services Program (IFSP) may be eligible for an over-income waiver (limited to 10% of the program total enrollment).


A family is eligible in any of the following categories, regardless of total gross income:

- Applicant is placed in 24 hour out of home Foster Care

- Family is receiving ongoing CalWORKs Cash Aid

- A family member living with and supported by the child’s head of household is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

- A family is experiencing homelessness as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

A Community Assistant will work with your directly to ensure the required documents are submitted.

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