Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Head Start (federally-funded) and Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Pre-K Counts (state-funded) are FREE preschool programs for children from low-income families ages 3 to 5 in Montgomery County. These programs offer no-cost educational, nutritional, and social services that help children prepare for success in school. MCIU’s preschool programs provide services to enrolled families and also meets the needs of special populations, including children with disabilities.

To apply to our preschool programs for the 2020/2021 School Year, please fill out the following forms:

Application (English)
Application (Spanish)

Please review this LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION that needs to accompany your application.  Please note that income eligibility is determined by the current federal poverty guidelines:

Copy Of 2020 Percentage Poverty Tool
Families with income over 300% are not eligible.



If you require assistance with the applications, please provide your contact details below and a member of our team will get in touch with you.