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October is Head Start Awareness Month

The class of North Shore Head Start gathers together to learn about bus safety; one of many ways children are prepared for kindergarten in the program. North Shore Head Start is located at the Life Church in West Monroe.
The class of North Shore Head Start gathers together to learn about bus safety; one of many ways children are prepared for kindergarten in the program. North Shore Head Start is located at the Life Church in West Monroe.

Head Start, a Pre-K program with Oswego County Opportunities, Inc., is celebrating Head Start Awareness Month during October.

Head Start provides a quality pre-kindergarten program for income eligible 3- and 4-year-old children in seven locations throughout the county.

Head Start’s goal is promoting school readiness by developing a child’s social, emotional, physical and academic skills.

Children are provided an engaging classroom with hands-on learning activities in language, literacy, math, science and technology.

Head Start provides nutritious meals and works closely with parents to ensure their children are ready for kindergarten.

Interested parents/guardians may contact the main office at 315-598-4711 for information on enrollment.

OCO is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966.

A member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, OCO provides more than 50 vital services throughout 100 separate locations.

For more information, visit www.oco.org.

Did you know? It’s OCO!