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Enrollment for Emergency Homeless


Families who are currently faced with a homeless emergency in the NOCAC Child Development service area will be required to fill out three forms at the initial home visit in order to start receiving services.


For families that are living in a homeless shelter or who have no shelter in the NOCAC Child Development service area are required to only fill out the following three forms at the initial teacher home visit:

  1. The following must be filled out in order for the child to begin classes;
    1. Child Enrollment and Health Information for Child Care (EHI)
      1. Along with providing any necessary paperwork for allergies
    2. NOCAC Head Start/Preschool Enrollment Consent
    3. Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  2. The following must be filled out within 30 days:
    1. Health/Dental/Dietary History Form
  3. All other paperwork will be completed upon a permanent placement of the participant.
    1. All of the above forms will be updated at the time of permanent placement if applicable.
  4. If permanent placement for the participant is not completed within 30 days of the participants first day of class, the NOCAC Child Development Family Advocate will consult with the family’s case worker at the homeless shelter, as to what the family’s transition plan looks like.

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:    
ODJFS Child Care Manual:    
CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:    


Effective Date:   3/27/20 Reviewed Date:    
Approved By Policy Council:     Revision Approved By Policy Council:    
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