Your family’s well-being is a top priority in our Head Start programs. We work with you to ensure all family members are safe and healthy and have access to educational advancement, economic mobility and health and wellness services. Find out if your family is eligible for Head Start services by visiting https://www.cdsheadstart.com/page/apply-now
We are enrolling for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start at our Manzanola, Boone, Center and Alamosa centers. To be considered, 51% of family/parent's income must come from agriculture. Enrolled children, between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old, receive high-quality comprehensive services including education, transportation, nutrition and health, among many others. To learn more and to apply, visit https://www.cdsheadstart.com/page/migrant-and-seasonal
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is launching in Colorado! "By providing books every month at no cost to families, the Imagination Library increases childhood literacy rates, fosters a love of books, and promotes a culture of reading among all families in Colorado." https://www.imaginationlibrarycolorado.org/
The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds people to stay safe around water. #DrowningPrevention
Drowning is the single-leading cause of death among children ages 1-4 and a top cause of death among teens, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. #DrowningPrevention
Did you know Colorado schools and community organizations are offering FREE HEALTHY MEALS to all kids and teens 18 and younger this summer? Pick up is easy- just grab and go! Text "Food" or "Comida" to 304-304 or visit KidsFoodFinder.org to find a location near you.
Head Start is Heart Work and our nurses have the biggest hearts! Thank you for all that you do!
With summer just around the corner, you may be planning to put up a swimming pool. To encourage water safety, here is some information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on how to keep you and your family safe. #DrowningPrevention
Take a look at this! Our new 2023 bus has arrived and is getting ready to head to Alamosa!
Attention families: There will be no school for children in Lamar, Las Animas, La Junta, Rocky Ford and Manzanola on Thursday, May 5. This will be a teacher work day and parent/teacher conferences will continue as scheduled. If you have any questions, please contact your Center Manager. Thank you
#DYK? More than 320,000 children and their families nationwide transition from Head Start programs to kindergarten every year. We are now enrolling in the San Luis Valley and the Lower Arkansas Valley. Get answers to your questions about Head Start services and apply here: https://www.cdsheadstart.com/page/apply-now
or call 719-384-3100. #GetaHeadStart
Colorado State Patrol recently visited with families in the Early Head Start program to discuss the various laws that affect families. Here, Colorado State Patrol discusses car seat safety with an EHS parent in Boone. Thank you, Colorado State Patrol, for your support of our program and families.
We are hiring for a Transportation Specialist. Apply today at cdsheadstart.com