Category Archives: General Information

College Scholarships

Are you or someone you know a Head Start/Early Head Start parent, a former student, volunteer, staff or friend and going to college next fall? If so contact me to find out how you can get a scholarship packet and applications for $500 scholarships through Region VI Head Start. Contact Karla Ohlson at 870-886-6088 or come by 702 State St for more information.


City receives Block Grant from AEDC

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (October 10, 2017) Governor Asa Hutchinson presented grants totaling $1,824,282 to 11 Arkansas cities and counties at a ceremony held at the State Capitol on October 10, 2017. The funds originate from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The City of Pocahontas was awarded a $200,000 grant to construct a new childcare center. The grant will be administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Grants Division. To be eligible for

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Making Sensory Bottles

Teachers and Staff of BRAD Child Development Programs make sensory bottles.


Bergman Named Arkansas’s Outstanding Head Start Employee

Child Development Specialist, Kathleen Bergman, was presented the Arkansas’s Outstanding Head Start Employee certificate at the Region VI Head Start Association annual training.