Head Start preschool taking sign-ups

NORWALK - The Head Start preschool in Norwalk is now accepting applications for new students beginning school this fall.The preschool is accepting applications for children up to 4 years old, including those with disabilities. Pregnant women can also apply. The free school is administered by the Los Angeles County Office of Education and is designed to prepare children for success in school. Their services include early childhood education, health and dental checkups, healthy meals, mental health counseling and parent training. Most Head Start preschools operate half-days 4-5 days a week. Some school sites offer full-day programs. Only households that meet certain income requirements are eligible to apply for Head Start. For information, call (877) 773-5543. The Head Start preschool in Norwalk is located at 14616 Dinard Ave., off Mapledale Street.

********** Published: April 12, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 52