Palm Beach Head Start/Early Head Start

Building on our long history in the Belle Glade community with the PEPPI program, Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) expanded our commitment to children and families in need throughout all of Palm Beach county in 2014. In Palm Beach County, LSF is actively building strong partnerships with organizations, such as the Children Services Council and the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach, to provide high-quality early education services to all children and families in need.


Families must meet current Federal Poverty Guidelines in order to qualify for Head Start/Early Head Start. Foster children who are age eligible may qualify regardless of their family’s income.

Parents must provide the following documents when applying:

  1. Birth Certificate (Proof of Guardianship/Custody if applicable)
  2. Proof of Residency
  3. Proof of Income for the past 52 weeks or previous calendar year (i.e. pay stubs, W-2, 1040, statement from employer, etc.)
  4. Documentation of child’s disability (if applicable)
  5. Photo Identification of Parent

Applications will be accepted daily at the Head Start Administrative office listed below.

Contact Info:

For more information on the LSF Head Start Program, call 561-233-1600 or visit the Administrative office at

3230 Commerce Place, Suite A, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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Boynton Beach and PEPPI Head Start and Early Head Start learning centers remain closed after damages from Hurricane Irma. We are hopeful that Boynton Beach will reopen on November 27th. Safety is our first concern for the children and families we serve and our LSF staff members. Stay tuned for the latest updates!