Quad Area Head Start centers in Clinton and Jackson have begun recruiting children for the upcoming school year.

Quad Area Head Start, a free preschool program serving 3- to 4-year-olds in East Feliciana Parish, encourages parents to register their child or children through May if they want them to attend next school year, a news release said.

Applications are now available at the following places:

Quad Area Community Action Agency, 12126 Liberty St., Clinton

Head Start Center, 3585 La. 63 (Bluff Creek Road), Clinton

Head Start Center, 3531 Cottage St., Jackson

The Audubon Regional libraries in Clinton and Jackson.

Also, parents of children who will be returning to Head Start schools must let their child’s current teacher know to keep the position available for the following year.

For an appointment, call (225) 683-4234 or (225) 634-2813 and ask for a parent, family, community engagement specialist.