The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 30, 2013

Head Start enrolling kids


COVINGTON, Ind. — The Head Start Division of the Community Action Program of Western Indiana 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 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.

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

Head Start serves preschool age children in the Benton, Boone, Fountain, Montgomery, Parke, Vermillion and Warren counties in west central Indiana.