The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 11, 2013

Head Start enrollment under way


COVINGTON, Ind. — Head Start is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year.

Head Start is a free, federally funded child and family development program for preschool-age children and their families that meet income guidelines. Head Start offers a wide range of services to meet the educational, health, nutritional and social needs of the child and his or her family. Head Start is fully inclusive for children with disabilities.

Contact Amy Shirk at Community Action Program at (765) 793-4881, e-mail or contact your local Head Start Center for more information. An online referral form for Head Start and Early Head Start is now available at the CAP’s website,

Head Start is a division of Community Action Program Inc. Western Indiana, serving preschool-age children in Benton, Boone, Fountain, Montgomery, Parke, Vermillion and Warren counties in west central Indiana.