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[JUNE 8, 2006]  The CIEDC Head Start preschool program is currently accepting applications for the 2006-2007 program year. Head Start is a free preschool program for children 3-5 years old.

Head Start is designed to provide a variety of opportunities to help children develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in an age-appropriate manner.

The Lincoln program operates two double sessions Monday through Thursday, 8:30-noon and noon-3:30, and a single session Monday through Friday five hours a day on a school-year basis. Transportation (for the double sessions only), nutritious snacks and lunches are provided. Children will also receive hearing, vision, speech and dental screenings.

To complete an application, contact the CIEDC Community Action office at 1800 Fifth St., phone (217) 732-2159, ext. 233 or 250.

[Central Illinois Economic Development Corp. news release]

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