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Head Start Registration


Registration is open to all children who are 2.9 to 4.11-years-old, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, national origin, or disability. Applicants must meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Bank Street Head Start is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where to Register

Bank Street Head Start

535 East 5th Street
New York, NY 10009
(Between Avenue A and Avenue B)

Or call us with any questions at 212-353-2532 ext. 236

What to bring to register:

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Verification of Income
  • Immunization Health Card
  • Two Proofs of Address 
  • Child’s Medical Insurance Card (if available)
  • Completed Residency Questionnaire (PDF)
  • Completed Application*, which is available in English-Spanish or English-Chinese translation (PDF). Instructions for completing your application are also available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

*If you are able to download the attached application, please complete it and bring it with you to your application appointment. If you cannot print out the application, it can be filled out at your appointment.