KOOTASCA Head Start


www.kootasca.org

Our goal is to work in partnership with families in achieving their hopes and dreams for a bright promising future.

We Believe…

  • That all families want the best for their children.
  • That parents are the primary protectors, nurtures and educators of their children.
  • That all children have the right to a quality education.
  • That all people should have the resources they need to thrive.
  • That Head Start services must support parents as well as children.

Head Start Is…

  • State and federally funded
  • FREE to all families (income guidelines apply)
  • Family focused
  • Parent driven
  • Comprehensive (looks at all aspects of the family and child)

We provide a variety of program options in Itasca and Koochiching Counties.

For Children:

  • Child development/School Readiness: Ages 3-5

Infant & Toddler services

  • Strong literacy focus
  • Concepts, colors, counting and numbers
  • Physical development
  • Social-emotional development
  • Strong focus on physical, dental & nutritional health
  • Healthy meals and snacks
  • Services for children with special needs

For Parents/Families:

  • Self-sufficiency
  • Parent partnerships with goal setting
  • Parent education
  • Parent involvement in program decision-making
  • Wellness activities

Applications accepted year round!
For more information call 218-999-0814