Educare is funded in part by Early Head Start and DC’s Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion program, so families must meet eligibility requirements to qualify for enrollment. Children with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

For our Infant/Toddler Program, families must demonstrate the following to be eligible:

  • Proof of child’s age: Child’s birth certificate
  • Proof of address: Utility bill, lease agreement with your name on it
  • Proof of income: Tax return, check stubs, SSI or TANF award letter

For our Pre-Kindergarten program, families must demonstrate the following to be eligible:

  • Proof of child’s age: Child’s birth certificate
  • Proof of address: Utility bill, lease agreement with your name on it

If you have any questions about our program or your eligibility, please feel free to contact us at 202-727-5604 or email us at enroll@educaredc.org. Our family engagement team will be happy to give you a tour, tell you more about our program, and assist you with the enrollment process.

Submit an Enrollment Inquiry

We are currently enrolling children in our pre-kindergarten and infant-toddler programs. Please fill out this form so we can provide you with additional information about Educare DC.

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Next Steps

Once you submit your enrollment inquiry, we’ll get back to you for more information. Other documentation we need from you could include:

  • Parent or legal guardian valid photo ID
  • Health and immunization records (required for all enrolled children)
  • Oral health certificate (required for children 3 and older)
  • Health insurance card (required for all enrolled children)
  • Social Security card (for parent/guardian and all dependent children)
  • Employment or school/training verification (if applicable)