CRESTVIEW — The Okaloosa County Comprehensive Head Start and Early Head Start offices are accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

All centers serve children with special needs, and all services are free to families who meet the federal guidelines or special needs criteria.

Crestview, Laurel Hill, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach Head Start centers serve children ages 3 to 5.

The Early Head Start program, for children ages 6 weeks to 3 years, is available in Crestview and Fort Walton Beach only.

Call 682-2912 for the Laurel Hill and Crestview centers, or 244-2606 for the Niceville and Fort Walton Beach Centers to learn more information.