kai Ming Head Start


As a non-profit head start program serving low income families, special needs children, children with foster care, and homeless families, we want to provide our services to eligible children and families based on the federal poverty guidelines. We will check the age(ranging from 6 months to 5 years old based on program), family income, and residency to see if the children are eligible for our program. If you have any further questions, please contact our Enrollment Specialist at (415)982-4777, enroll@kaiming.org .

Apply In 3 Easy Steps!

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    Step 1

    Download the pre-application form
    Click here to download form

  2. Step 2's photo

    Step 2

    Fill out and sign the completed form

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    Step 3

    Email the form to our Enrollment Specialist at enroll@kaiming.org

What Happens After Your Application?

  • Process Pre-enrollment Application
  • Processing Enrollment
  • Waitlist
  • Enroll
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Process Pre-enrollment Application

The family who are interested in our program will need to fill out our pre-application. Our specialist will check the eligibility and select the family that is qualified for proceeding to the next stage. Please note that homeless families, children with special needs, children with foster care, and low-income families will be first considered. The months of June to August will be the enrollment season for the coming school year.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the eligible age for enrollment?
    Infant: 6 - 18 months
    Toddler: 19-36 months
    Pre-schooler: 3-5 years old
    Only preschoolers need to follow the unified school district age.
  • What is the income requirement?
    Head Start program follows the federal property guideline.
    State program follows the state program guideline.
  • What is the residency requirement?
    San Francisco residents or people who work in San Francisco will be mostly considered. Proof of files includes address or employment verification will be needed.
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