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Who is eligible to participate in the UAB Early Head Start Program?

The UAB Early Head Start Program is a family focused child development program created to serve children and families in Jefferson, Walker, and St. Clair Counties in the state of Alabama.

A family will qualify for services if they meet the following criteria:

  • Live in Jefferson, Walker or St. Clair County

  • have an income below the federal poverty level

  • are pregnant or have a child under the age of three at the time of recruitment.

When the program is full, families are put on a waiting list with priority given to:

  • children of teen moms

  • children with disabilities

  • children of families challenged by substance abuse

  • children at risk for child abuse and neglect

  • children of immigrant families

For more information or to apply to the program contact the UAB Early Head Start Program by calling (205) 934-5736.
Download a printable brochure here. (Spanish version here)

Want to make a referral? Download a referral form here and fax the completed form to (205)975-8097    

UAB Early Head Start Program. 933 19th Street South. Birmingham, AL 35294