Head Start applications are being accepted by the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Economic Opportunities Commission.

EOC Early Learning Schools are accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year in Jefferson and Grant counties, according to a news release.

Pre-school services for children ages 3 to 5 include education, social, health and nutrition. Parents of children with special needs, in foster care or homeless are also encouraged to apply.

To apply, parents will need: proof of birth (child must be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 2018); verification of income, proof of residence, proof of guardianship (if applicable), a physical exam with lead and hemoglobin test and dental and current immunization information.

For details, call EOC at 870-536-0046 or visit the office at 1201 W. Pullen St. at Pine Bluff.