Head Start Now Enrolling

OACAC Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

Head Start is a school readiness program serving children who are 3-5 years old and prepares children and their families for success in school. Children participate in a variety of educational activities. The Head Start program is designed to support the healthy growth and development of children and to support parents in their roles as the child’s first and most important teacher.

OACAC Head Start is located in our ten-county service area including Barry, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Lawrence, Polk, Stone, Taney, and Webster counties. Early Head Start is available in some areas. For more information and to find your local Head Start center, link here or call the central office toll free 1-866-282-3430.