UAMS Head Start Hosts Enrollment Day on March 8

By Yavonda Chase

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start Central Office, 8901 Kanis Road in Little Rock, and will include food and activities for children.

UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start provides quality early childhood education services for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years with no out-of-pocket fees for qualifying families. UAMS operates nine Head Start/Early Head Start centers in Pulaski County.

Come learn more about UAMS Head Start/Early Head Start and register for the school year. To apply, bring the child’s birth certificate as well as proof of income or a SNAP Benefit Card.

For more information, call 501-570-5000 or visit

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