Enrollment Eligibility

Children are admitted according to eligibility and admission priorities established and monitored by the California Department of Education.

Age Eligibility

  • Children must be age three (3) or four (4) years old by December 1st of the program year (July 1 - June 30)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be income eligible according to the established State Income Ceilings (established by submitting a minimum of 3 months worth of paystubs).
  • Be a current Cal-Works Program Cash Aide recipient
  • A child who has documentation of receiving child protective services through the county welfare department or is at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • Be Homeless

Need Criteria (Full Day Services only)

  • In order to qualify for Full Day services, the family must meet the eligibility criteria as well as one of the following need criteria:
    • Employment/Self Employed
    • Educational/Vocational Training
    • Seeking Employment
    • Parental Incapacity
    • Child Protective Services (CPS) or children are at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
    • Seeking Permanent Housing