Central Arkansas Development Council Head Start centers in Clark, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Pike, and Saline counties are currently accepting applications for early enrollment.
CADC HEAD START CENTERS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR EARLY ENROLLMENT
Benton, Ark. – Central Arkansas Development Council Head Start centers in Clark, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Pike, and Saline counties are currently accepting applications for early enrollment.
To be eligible to enroll in the Head Start program, a child must be three or four years old. The family must also meet income guidelines. Verification of family income, child’s birth certificate and immunization records are required to complete an application.
In Clark County, contact the Amity Head Start at 870-342-5358, the Arkadelphia Head Start at 870-246-8931, or the Gurdon Head Start at 870-353-6616.
In Hot Spring County, contact the Bismarck Head Start at 501-865-1882, the Magnet Cove Head Start at 501-332-6906, or the Malvern Head Start at 501-337-1502.
In Pike and Montgomery County someone will be available during the summer months to help with early enrollment. On Monday applications are being accepted at the Mt. Ida Head Start Center at 870-837-3722; Tuesday they are being accepted at the Glenwood Head Start contact 870-356-4780 for more information; Wednesday the applications are being accepted at the Murfreesboro Head Start contact 870-285-3351 for more information; Thursday they will be at Kirby Head Start, 870-389-5462 and on Friday someone will be at the Delight Head Start for more information contact 870-379-2270.
In Saline County, contact the Benton Head Start at 501-315-6456, the Harmony Grove Head Start at 501-776-1697, the Paron Head Start at 501-594-5668, or the Shannon Hills Head Start at 501-455-4932.
CADC Head Start is a free comprehensive child and family development program for low-income families. The main focus is to increase the school readiness of young children. It is designed to help parents and caregivers be empowered to self sufficiency. Children enrolled have access to educational resources, as well as health and dental services, nutritional services, and social services.
CADC is a private nonprofit community action agency that was formed in 1965 to fight and win the “War on Poverty.” The mission of CADC is to improve the quality of life and build strong communities in Arkansas. For more information, please contact Sandra Holiman at 501-332-5426 or your local Head Start.