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Head Start taking fall applications

For children 3-4

Mid-Columbia Children's Council's Head Start program is now accepting applications for fall classes from families with children who will be 3 or 4 before Sept. 1.

Applications are also being accepted for the Early Head Start program which serves pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years old.

Our program is designed to enhance a child's cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, as well as promote family strength -- and it's free.

All families are encouraged to apply. Head Start serves the areas of Hood River, Pine Grove, Parkdale, The Dalles, Maupin, Madras, Stevenson, White Salmon, Klickitat, Goldendale, and Wishram.

Applications are available at local Head Start Centers, libraries, health departments, DHS, by calling Mid-Columbia Children’s Council, Inc. at 541-386-2010, or on the website at


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