In Indian River County, approximately 46% of households either live below the Federal poverty level or just above. This means that nearly 19,000 households struggle to manage daily financial pressures. The Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County serves the community with a mission to transition at-risk individuals and families from poverty to self-sufficiency through … Read more
We would like to express our deepest appreciation to the following individuals, businesses, and clubs who sponsored our Head Start classes for Christmas. Their caring and generosity will make it possible for each child to receive a special gift: Leonard Edwards EOC Board of Directors El Primo Wireless Gail and Roger Dahlberg Bill and Marjie … Read more
Target Circle is a charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target that will directly target charitable giving to EOC! You have the chance to help by shopping at Target (in store or on line) now through 12/31/21. With each purchase, you earn votes that you can use to direct a portion of Targetâ€™s donation … Read more
We’re seeking individuals and businesses to adopt a Head Start Class for Christmas. Your donation of $200 provides gifts for the children in one classroom. To adopt a Head Start class, please contact our Development Director, Nancy McCurry at 772-562-4177 Ext. 1114. Thank You In Advance For Your Support! Vote Today!
Volunteer Readers Needed for our Head Start Community Read Weeks, October 4-15, 2021 We are seeking volunteers from the community to come into our Head Start classrooms and read to the children. All it takes is a half-hour of your time. Slots are available daily between October 4 and 15 at 9:30 AM and 2:00 … Read more
EOC is seeking 2 Board Members (due to expiring term limits) to serve on our 12-member Board of Directors. We are looking for members who have a passion for early childhood education and for helping low-income individuals and families keep a roof over their heads, the lights on, and increase their self-sufficiency. Interested candidates should … Read more
EOC has has $1.1 million in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding available now for low-income Indian River County and Okeechobee County Residents. All Indian River and Okeechobee households earning up to 150% of the poverty level may apply and qualify for up to $5,000 in assistance. You do not need to be … Read more