On My Way Pre-K Family Page

Applications for the 2017-18 school year are currently being accepted in the original five pilot counties
(Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh)

Space is limited - please apply today!

Families must be living in one of the five pilot counties: Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion or Vanderburgh and must meet the income eligibility guidelines below.

Recently passed legislation has updated family eligibility for the 2017-18 school year. Families will now need to verify that they are working and/or attending an accredited or certified education/training program to be eligible for this grant. Intake agents will discuss this additional eligibility requirement during your appointment and offer guidance and other pre-k options if necessary.

Families must be living in one of the five pilot counties: Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion or Vanderburgh and must meet the income eligibility guidelines below.

Please follow the link below to complete an online application (available in both English and Spanish):

**You will receive a confirmation notice that your online application has been successfully submitted and a confirmation email if you provide a current email address on your application**

If you prefer, you may complete a paper application. It is not necessary to complete both an online application and a paper application.

Please click on the following links for a paper copy of the application (available in both English and Spanish)

Allen Jackson Lake Marion Vanderburgh

Paper applications may be sent to the local intake office via:

  • fax (intake fax number on the back of application)
  • scan and email (intake email address on the back of application)
  • mail (intake address on the back of application)

(Please DO NOT send applications to the Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning)

This chart may be used as a guide to help determine eligibility. Family gross income (before taxes) cannot exceed the amounts listed below.

Maximum Gross Income Guidelines
(127 percent of FFY16 Federal Poverty Level)

Size of Family Unit Monthly Yearly
1 $1,257.00 $15,088.00
2 $1,695.00 $20,345.00
3 $2,134.00 $25,603.00
4 $2,572.00 $30,861.00
5 $3,010.00 $36,119.00
6 $3,448.00 $41,377.00

For families who live in Marion County, grants are also available for children who will be 3 years old on August 1, 2017, through Indy Preschool Scholarship Program (IndyPSP) grants. The same application can be used for both On My Way Pre-K and IndyPSP grants.

Now is the time to find the On My Way Pre-K program that is right for your family. Approved On My Way Pre-K programs may be located in a public or private school, licensed child care center, licensed home or registered ministry as long as that program meets the quality requirements and is registered as an On My Way Pre-K provider. Families may choose from a program that is full or part-day, as well as from programs that end with the school year or continue through the summer.

On My Way PreK Search logo and linkFamilies who need help finding an approved Pre-K program can click on the search button for a list of approved providers by county or by calling 800-299-1627 for personal assistance from an early learning referral specialist.