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IS YOUR CHILD PREPARED FOR KINDERGARTEN? NOW ENROLLING FOR SUMMER VPK (Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten). EOC/Head Start is offering a Summer VPK Program from May 29th-July 24th, 8am-4pm at its St. Helens Head Start Center in Indian River County (3550 41st Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32967) and its Northside Head Start Center in Okeechobee County (1798 NW … Read more

EOC Awarded $100,000 Grant from Impact 100

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We are thrilled to receive a $100,000 Impact 100 Grant to expand our Early Bird Early Childhood Education Program for 3-year-olds to Gifford. Beginning in August 2018, we will serve 17 children from the Dodgertown School Zone in a modular classroom to be located on the campus of Dodgertown Elementary School. Early Bird mirrors the … Read more

We’ve Launched Our New Website!

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The Economic OpportunitiesCouncilof Indian River County (EOC) is always looking to improve the ways we serve the community. So with a new look and responsive design, our optimized website is bettersuitedto help you find the information you’re seeking. Mobile optimized We understand that more and more people are using cell phones as theirprimary way of … Read more

Head Start Volunteers Needed

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Economic Opportunities Council/Head Start is looking for volunteers for our Head Start Program – an early childhood development program serving at-risk, low-income children and families. We are looking for substitute teachers, substitute bus drivers with CDL, substitute bus monitors, substitute cooks, teacher’s aids, readers, and buildings and grounds maintenance. If interested, please contact Rebecca Hull … Read more

Request For Children’s Magazines

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Do your young children or grandchildren receive children’s magazines? EOC/Head Start is seeking donations of children’s magazines appropriate for children ages 3-5. We are also in need of National Geographic Magazines and age-appropriate books. Donations may be dropped off at our administrative offices located at 2455 St. Lucie Avenue in Vero Beach, or at our … Read more

Welcome Angela Davis-Green

The Board of Directors of Economic Opportunities Council of Vero Beach (EOC) is pleased to announce that Angela Davis-Green will be the new Executive Director of the agency. She started on June 26. Ms. Davis-Green comes to EOC with 20 years of experience in early childhood education. She was most recently employed by the Early … Read more