Head Start has many openings in many of their centers that they are looking to fill right away. Head Start is a free preschool program for children 3-5 years old in Clark, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar, Jasper, Lawrence, and Richland counties. They provide transportation for most areas, meals, and health and dental services. Some have full day programs, as well as half day. Cumberland County offers a home-based option for children in outlying areas. Contact your local ERBA office for more information.