Head Start Program

Head Start is a nationally recognized child development program designed to meet the educational, mental, nutritional, and social needs of 3- and 4-year-olds and their families. Head Start helps all children succeed. Special Services are offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities.


If your child will be a minimum of 3 years old by August 15th, and if your income meets federal guidelines, then he/she may qualify for the Head Start program.

  • Proof of parent/guardian income:
  • Proof of current Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)/Families First Cash Grant
  • Proof of current Supplemental Social Security (SSI)
  • Homeless parents do not need to provide proof of income
  • Foster Parents need only provide a copy of the child's placement letter from DHS Child Welfare
  • IEP or IFSP if the child has a documented learning disability

If you do not receive any of the above, please submit proof of income for the last 12 months OR last Calendar year. Items that can be used as proof of income are:

  • 1040 tax return
  • W-2
  • Pay Stubs
  • Reported Income display printout from the Department of Human Services (DHS) if you receive food stamps (SNAP) or Family First (TANF)
  • Financial Aid Award Letters or form 1099T
  • Copies of Child Support awards or checks

Below are the Head Start Online Application links in English and Spanish

Physical Form

Dental Form

Online Application Link - English

Online Application Link - Spanish



Below is a list of Family Advocates who specialize in Head Start registrations:

Contact Information Location
Jenae Bailey
Family Advocate Manager
Jamie Roach

Lincoln Homes (Tue. & Thurs.)
Caldwell Lane (Mon., Wed., Fri.)

Briana Woodson
Montgomery Central
Adalgisa Sisa
Maya Barrett
Lafayette/Extended Care
Elizabeth Adamski
Kim Hartsell

Thank you for your interest. Please encourage other families to explore the many opportunities available in the CMCCAA Head Start program for child and family development. If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact the Head Start Program Assistant at 931.896.1800, extension 1813. Interested in becoming a substitute click here Printable Employment Application or apply online on the Human Resource tab.

Caldwell Lane

226 Caldwell Lane

Clarksville, TN

(931) 648-5785


185 E. Pine Mountain Rd.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 552-4047

Lincoln Homes

20 K Summer St.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 648-5796


150 Lafayette Rd.

Clarksville, TN

(931) 896-1800

Montgomery Central

4011 Highway 48

Cunningham, TN

(931) 387-4496

Contact Information

Morgan Metcalf, Program Assistant

Phone: (931) 896-1813

Email: mmetcalf@cmccaa.com

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