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The Antlers Choctaw Nation Head Start Program is accepting applications for possible openings for the 2012-2013 school year. Children who will be at least 3 years old, but not more than 5 years old by September 1, 2012, are eligible to apply to apply for openings caused by children who have left the program recently. In addition, applications are being taken for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year.
Being Native American is not required. The Choctaw Head Start program serves all races/ nationalities and is directed primarily toward low-income families.
Families of children with special needs are strongly encouraged to apply. The Head Start program assists families in obtaining needed support services. A percentage of our total enrollment opportunities are dedicated to children with special needs. The Head Start program assists families in obtaining needed special needs support services.
Choctaw Nation Head Start provides families with assistance in their efforts to obtain educational, health, nutrition and social services. The program provides a nutritionally sound breakfast, lunch and snack each day.
Transportation may be available to eligible families without transportation, working hours that make it impossible to transport their child, of children with special needs who have specialized transportation needs. Due to DHS rules pertaining to transportation of pre-school children, transportation of your child may not be possible, due to the distance of your home from the Head Start center.
For more information and to obtain an application, contact the Choctaw Nation Head Start Center in Antlers at 580-298-2113.