Head Start/Early Head Start Fall Registration Opens Jan. 26

By Holland Doran

Early Head Start accepts infants and toddlers age 6 weeks to 35 weeks and Head Start accepts children ages 3 and 4. Applications are available at any of the area Head Start Centers in Pulaski County.

The application is accessible online at www.arpediatrics.org/headstart. Parents also may register at the Head Start Central Office, 7415 Colonel Glenn in Little Rock, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Head Start/Early Head Start accepts children without regard to race, sex, creed, color, religion, national origin, or disabling condition. Ten percent of the program’s spaces are reserved for children with special needs. For more information, call the Head Start Office at 570-5000.

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