OACAC starts fall enrollment recruitment

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

OACAC Head Start is now accepting applications for enrollment in its Head Start program.

Head Start is a high-quality preschool/childcare program for young children which provides medical and dental care, meals, bus transportation (half-day centers only), and a great learning experience. Transportation assistance is available for families to attend Head Start Activities.

Head Start invites children with disabilities to participate in all aspects of the program. Half-day sessions are available.

Families who meet income guidelines and whose children are age 3 or 4 before Aug. 1, 2017, are eligible to apply. Homeless children and children in foster care automatically qualify.

OACAC Head Start is located in the 10-county area, including Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney and Webster counties. Early Head Start is available only in some areas.

For more information or to apply, call your local Head Start, at 417-847-8011, or the central office at 1-866-282-3430.