Today we celebrated the opening of our Early Bird early childhood education classroom for 3-year-olds at Dodgertown Elementary School in Gifford. We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to the funders who made the opening of the Dodgertown classroom possible: Impact 100, John’s Island Foundation, John’s Island Community Service League, and Indian … Read more
EOC is seeking a Board Member to serve on our 12-member Board of Directors. OKEECHOBEE RESIDENT PREFERRED. Interested candidates should contact Executive Director, Angela Davis-Green at 772-562-4177 Ext. 1117.
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. Helen’s 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
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
The Economic Opportunities Council of 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 better suited to help you find the information you’re seeking. Mobile optimized We understand that more and more people are using cell phones as their primary way of … Read more
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
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