WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Preschool registration is now open at the Opportunity Council for classes starting next fall.

These preschool classes include Head Start and ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) and are available in Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, Blaine, Everson, Nooksack, Sumas and Kendall for children who are three or four years old by Aug. 31.

Opportunity Council also offers a year-round Early Head Start program for pregnant women and families with children ages birth to three years of age.

Eligible families can participate in these programs at no cost. These programs also provide health assessments, family support and referral services.

Space is limited.  To apply now for September preschool classes, visit the Opportunity Council online, www.oppco.org, or pick up an application at the Opportunity Council office, 1111 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham.  For more information, call 360-734-5121.


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