Attention Rocky Ford Grand Valley families: Please click on the link to read the attached letter concerning the closure of the Grand Valley building for the remainder of the year. If you have questions, please contact Cristina at 384-3161 or Stephanie at 384-3162. https://5il.co/18qzi
Join us Tuesday evening in La Junta for Head Start and Colorado Preschool Program registration. #GetaHeadStart
Head Start programs are designed to provide comprehensive programming services to meet the emotional, social, health, nutritional and educational needs of children and families. All children enrolled in our programs are offered medical, dental, hearing, vision, and behavioral screenings as well as help in reaching developmental milestones with personal skills (family-style dining, schedules, personal hygiene). Staff are available to assist children with their personal needs. Contact us today to learn more about the health and wellness services available to eligible families and to enroll your child. Visit https://www.cdsheadstart.com/
or call 719-384.3100. #GetaHeadStart
Don't forget to join us for Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year. We will be enrolling in Rocky Ford and Lamar on Friday, April 8.
Attention families: La Junta CDS classes and EHS home visits will be held as normal on Monday, March 28. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your Center Manager or Home Visitor.
It's time for Spring Enrollment! Registration for the 2022-2023 school year begins next week. #HeadStartForward
Get your child’s cash benefits with the #ChildTaxCredit and receive up to $3600 per child without impacting other federal benefits. Check to see if your state benefits are impacted. Even if you are temporarily unemployed, you may still be eligible. File taxes to receive the Child Tax Credit. Free tax assistance is available at getyourrefund.org/kid
Due to the weather, CDS centers will be on a two-hour delay Tuesday, March 22. Staff will be on a one-hour delay. Thank you.
Parents know what they need to support their families. Get your child’s cash benefits with the Child Tax Credit and receive up to $3600 per child to fill your grocery cart, pay rent, repair a car, and more without impacting other federal benefits. Check to see if your state benefits are impacted. File taxes to be eligible for the Child Tax Credit. Free tax assistance is available at getyourrefund.org/kids
CACFP Week is a national education and information campaign sponsored annually the third week of March by the National CACFP Sponsors Association. The campaign is designed to raise awareness of how the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program works to combat hunger. The CACFP brings healthy foods to tables across the country for children in child care centers, homes, and afterschool programs as well as adults in day care.
Register today for a free online parent wellness workshop! Learn about staying active, helping children eat well, eating together, choosing better drinks and other various other topics!
Take a look at this fun recipe for Frozen Yogurt Hearts! If you don't have heart-shaped ice cube trays, you can use any ice cube tray you have on hand.
The Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating costs. Find out how to apply here https://cdhs.colorado.gov/leap
Last week, families were able to participate in a virtual Dental Family Night with Richard Phillips, RDH, giving a presentation about oral health. Check out the presentation at this link: https://youtu.be/N37M16lkueo
We are looking for a part-time bus monitor in Rocky Ford. Find more information at www.cdsheadstart.com