BENTON — Central Arkansas Development Council Head Start centers in Saline County are accepting applications for[more] early enrollment .For more information, 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.
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.
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.