Welcome to Next Door!
We will work with families on their preferred location according to needs. Our targeted service areas are: North Boundary: Silver Spring Dr., South Boundary: North Ave., East Boundary: Milwaukee River, West Boundary: 76th St.
For more information, call 414-562-2929
Next Door Programs:
Next Door offers programs for families with children age birth to 5, including pre-natal services for expecting mothers.
Program Options include: Early Head Start & Head Start Home/Center-based preschool,(Part-Day, Full-Day, Before & After School), Educare, and Family Support programs including: Fatherhood Enrichment, Books for Kids and Adult Education. Enroll in one of Next Door Early Childhood Education programs now!
Enrollment Site Information
Next Door - Main 2545 N. 29th Street, Milwaukee WI 53210 414-562-2929 Directions
(Administration, Head Start, Early Head Start, Educare, Books for Kids, Fatherhood, Adult Ed)
Next Door Head Start sites:
Urban Day School, 3782 N. 12th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53206 p. 414-263-2781
Oliver Wendell Holmes School, 2463 N. Buffum Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212 p. 414-316-7116 or 414-316-8503
Capitol, 5310 West Capitol Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53216 p. 414-562-2929
New Partner! Malaika Early Learning Center, 125 W. Auer Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53212 p. 414-562-4997
Parents are always welcome to visit any of our Next Door locations. Please contact the Enrollment Department at (414) 562-2929.
Walk-Ins are also welcome Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please bring age and income documents.
To apply for Early Head Start, Head Start or Next Door ‘s MPS Charter School, parents need to complete an Enrollment Pre – Application.
Home Visitation Programs
Birth to age 3
Ages 3 to 4
Part Day Head Start: age 3
Full Day Head Start age 4
Programs that are Full Day, Full Year Requires Child Care Subsidy:
Early Head Start: ages 6 weeks - 2 years
Head Start: ages 3 to 4
What to Bring
Items needed to determine eligibility
Proof of Age (Birth Certificate, Immunization Record)
Proof of Income (W-2, Pay Stubs, Public Assistance, Day Care Authorization etc.)
*Note: Kindergarten applicants must be 3 years old by September 1