Rockingham Co. Head Start recruiting for upcoming school year

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WENTWORTH, N.C. — An area pre-K program will accept applications for the 2012-2013 school year through August.

Rockingham County Head Start is a federally funded program for families with children who are at least 3 years old on or before August 31. The program is designed to help children from low-income families to grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically in preparation for Kindergarten.

The program is free for families who qualify.

Applications are available at

For more details, call the Head Start Main office at 336-349-4762. Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.