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WALDO – Alachua Head Start is coming to Waldo. Head Start is a free, high-quality school readiness program providing health, nutrition, disabilities and family support services to those that quality. The program serves children ages three – five years of age. Virtual programs are available this year.

Waldo City Manager Kim Worley said Alachua Head Start representatives will be at Waldo Square sometime soon to sign up children, but parents can also apply via www.ecs4kids.org or by calling 1-800-745-4836 for an interview. The program will be held at Waldo Square in the Noe Wing, 14450 N.E. 148th Avenue, Waldo.

Head Start is administered by the Office of Head Start, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

“This is good for the kids in Waldo,” said Worley. “We’re very pleased to have this program available for our families,” she said.

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