PHLpreK Application Materials

School Year 2019-2020

Application Materials for PHLpreK Families

Enrollment for PHLpreK will open in June 2019. Sign up here to receive enrollment updates in the meantime.

To enroll, families will need to bring the following materials to the provider where they plan to enroll:

  • One proof of age document
  • One proof of residency document
  • A completed PHLpreK application (can be filled out on-site)


  • Proof of age documents include:
    • A birth certificate
    • A valid US passport
    • A Social Security card
    • Medical or school records
  • Proof of residency documents include:
    • A state issued ID or driver’s license
    • A voter ID
    • A current lease or rental agreement
    • A Social Security award letter

For more information about PHLpreK and enrollment, visit our FAQ.

Eligibility Calculator
Use the Eligibility Calculator to find out if you qualify for child care and pre-K funding.
Call Center
For help locating and applying for pre-K and other quality child care programs, call 844-PHL-PREK (844-745-7735).
COVID-19 Update:
  • Check out our blog: Recommended activities and resources for families and providers during COVID-19
  • Essential workers seeking childcare: Call the Early Learning Resource Center at 215-382-4762
  • To get updates from the City of Philadelphia about COVID-19, text COVIDPHL to 888-777