Apply to SouthSide

We are so glad to know that you are interested in SouthSide! Please follow the steps below in order to begin the enrollment process.

  1. Review our Tuition Rates and Head Start Eligibility Guidelines. Tuition Rates can be found here and our Head Start Eligibility Guidelines can be found here.
  2. Fill out the Child Care Enrollment Form (click here to download and complete) and either e-mail it to, fax it to (314) 772-8846 or mail it to 2101 S. Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63104.
  3. Call To Schedule a Visit. This will give you the opportunity to see our facility and curriculum in action! Our phone number is 314.865.0322. All prospective families are required to visit our program before proceeding to the next step. Tours of the school will be scheduled with our Center Director. Please call ahead to schedule a tour. It is not necessary to bring your child to this first visit.

Please note that should you decide to continue to the enrollment stage or be placed on the waiting list, the following will be required:

  • $75 application fee (not required for Early Head Start or Head Start)
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Up-to-date immunization record
  • Most recent physical examination

Early Head Start/Head Start applicants must also provide:

  • Proof of residency in the City of St. Louis
  • Documentation of income from all sources (Form 1040, W-2s, or recent pay stubs)