Income Eligibility

Families who receive TANF, SSI, or who are homeless are eligible for both Head Start and Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) classes. Children who are in foster care are also eligible for enrollment. Both Head Start and VPI reserve 10% of the total enrollment for children with an IEP. 

Head Start Income Eligibility

Income limits for Head Start classes

100% of the Federal Poverty Guideline

Limited number of spaces for families under 130%

Family Size 100% PGL 130% PGL
1 $12,880 $16,744
2 $17,420 $22,646
3 $21,960 $28,548
4 26,500 $34,450
5 $31,040 $40,352
6 $35,580 $46,254
7 $40,120 $52,156
8 $44,660 $58,058
Each additional person add $4,450 $5,902

 

Head Start only classes:

  • Enterprise
  • Kerrydale
  • Kilby
  • Minnieville

VPI Income Eligibility

Income limits for VPI classes

200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline

Family Size 200% PGL
1 $25,760
2 $34,840
3 $43,920
4 $53,000
5 $62,080
6 $71,160
7 $80,240
8 $89,320
Each additional person add $9,080

 

VPI only or VPI/Head Start blended classes:

  • Antietam
  • Bel Air
  • Belmont
  • Bennett
  • Bristow Run
  • Buckland Mills
  • Cedar Point
  • Chris Yung
  • Coles
  • Covington Harper
  • Dale City
  • Dumfries
  • Ellis
  • Featherstone
  • Fitzgerald
  • Jenkins
  • King
  • Kyle Wilson
  • Lake Ridge
  • Loch Lomond
  • McAuliffe
  • Manassas Park
  • Marumsco Hills
  • Mullen
  • Neabsco
  • Nokesville
  • Occoquan
  • Old Bridge
  • Pattie
  • Piney Branch
  • Potomac View
  • River Oaks
  • Rosa Parks
  • Signal Hill
  • Sinclair
  • Springwoods
  • Sudley
  • Swans Creek
  • TC Wood
  • Triangle
  • Tyler
  • Vaughan
  • Victory
  • West Gate
  • Yorkshire