Head Start Early Childhood Development Program

Head Start

Head Start

Head Start specializes in comprehensive health, educational, nutritional, social and other services for eligible low income families with children ages 3 to 5. The program maximizes the strengths and unique experiences of each child. The family, which is the principal influence on the child’s development, directly participates in the program. Children with disabilities participate with all children in program activities and receive special services as required.

Early Head Start

High quality services for expecting mothers & families with children from Infant to 3 years! Education, Health Services, Playgroups, Transportation for Pre-Natal & Well Baby Appointments, and so much more! State of the art Early Childhood facilities in Pemberton & Browns Mills! Highly trained “Home Visitors” provide services in your home! All services provided at no cost for eligible children and families.

The above button links you to a printable PDF of the enrollment eligibility application.
When submitting the application, it must be accompanied by the following:

  • Copy of child’s birth certificate
  • Copy of child’s immunization record
  • Copies of proof of household income (types accepted outlined on the application cover page)

If you do not have access to a printer, you can pick up the application at any of the Head Start locations below. Please submit the application directly to the location where you intend to enroll your child.

BCCAP Head Start Administrative Office

Human Services Facility – 3rd Floor
795 Woodlane Rd
Westampton, NJ 08060
Phone: (609) 261-2323


Head Start in Delanco (Ages 3-5)

Carolynn E. Henderson Center
2431 Burlington Avenue
Delanco, NJ 08075
(856) 764-2562

Head Start in Lumberton (Ages 3-5)

W. Fredrick Knighten III Center
100 Rt. 38 & Maple Grove Blvd.
Lumberton, NJ 08048
(609) 267-9527

Head Start in Sunbury (Ages 3-5)

Sunbury, Pemberton Center

coming soon!


Head Start & Early Head Start (Ages 0-5)

Browns Mills Center
405 Lakehurst Road
Browns Mills, NJ 08015
(609) 893-0234

Early Head Start Home-based Option (Ages 0-3)

Pemberton Center
231 Fort Dix Road
Pemberton, NJ 08068
(609) 726-1482

Head Start Administrative Office

Human Services Facility, 3rd Flr
795 Woodlane Rd
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Phone: (609) 261-2323

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