LIHEAP Online Applications are Suspended Until Further Notice

Need Help With Your Water Bill?

Beginning July 1, 2022, Indian River County or Okeechobee residents can apply for water assistance with the Economic Opportunities Council


holiday food

Thank you to Alex MacWilliam Real Estate, now known as AMAC for continuing their Thanksgiving tradition of donating turkeys and hams for our families in need.

Adopt A Class Sponsors

Christmas gifts

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


Reading to children

Thank you to the 59 volunteers who came to our Head Start classrooms to read to the children during our Community Read Weeks!

We Have Been Selected To Participate In Target Circle

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 Target’s donation … Read more

Adopt A Class For The Holidays

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!

Seeking Board Members

board meeting

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

Up To $5000 In Electrical Assistance Available

liheap logo

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

Give Your Child a HEAD START!

head start students

Registration Event 2021-2022 – WE OFFER Family Engagement, Qualified Teachers, Bus Transportation (limited), Health/Developmental Screenings, Parent Involvement Opportunities. …READ MORE

Thank you to PNC Foundation

zono sanitizer

The PNC Foundation provided us with a grant to help us purchase a Zono Sanitizing Cabinet for our Northside Head Start Center in Okeechobee. The Zono will sanitize our classroom toys and learning materials and will help keep our children and staff healthy.