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    A federally-funded child development program that provides educational experiences, medical and dental services, nutritional meals, counseling and opportunities for parental involvement to help prepare low-income children and children with disabilities age three to five to enter and succeed in school.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Akron Head StartThe goal of our program is to work with families to help children develop the social skills they will need to succeed in school and in life. We provide services in the areas of education, health, family services, parent involvement and special needs. Washington CountyAkron Head StartAkron Head Start
    Bright Stars Head Start Center (South Yates Street) - Volunteers of AmericaProvides a full-day preschool program and child care program (accepting both CCAP and private pay) for low income families with children three to five years of age.Denver CountySouth Yates Street - Volunteers of AmericaVolunteers of America
    Early Child Education (E Smith Rd) - Catholic CharitiesProvides a range of early childhood education options at multiple locations including Head Start, Early Head Start, Child Care, and Preschool.Denver CountyE Smith Rd - Catholic CharitiesCatholic Charities
    Early Childhood Centers - Montrose and Olathe School District RE-1JEarly Childhood Centers provide early preschool education, integrated health services and family services in Montrose county. Service is divided into tuition based and non-tuition based programs, Both tuition and non-tuition based services may include: - Preschool education - Health services - Mentoring - Family advocacy and education - Parenting classes - Navigation through other community-based services Other services may be exclusive for tuition based and non-tuition based programs. Call for details. Non-tuition based programs includes Headstart, the Colorado Preschool Program and the School District Special Needs Program. The Montrose Early Childhood Center can enroll kids in each program as needed. Income guidelines do apply for these programs. 2 additional center locations in Montrose county: Olathe Early Childhood Center 320 North 3rd Street Olathe, CO 81425 970-240-6435 Johnson Early Childhood Center 13820 6700 Road Montrose, CO 81401 970-249-5858 Montrose Early Childhood Centers follow the Montrose and Olathe School District calendar.Montrose CountyMontrose and Olathe School District RE-1JMontrose and Olathe School District RE-1J
    Early Childhood Education - Eagle County School DistrictComprehensive early childhood programs to help better prepare children for school achievement by supporting their physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. Programs include but are not limited to: - Preschool - Head Start Program - Early Childhood Special Education - Child Find evaluations for children with disabilitiesEagle CountyEagle County School DistrictEagle County School District
    Early Childhood Programs - Early Childhood OptionsEnsures that all young children in Summit County are valued, healthy, and thriving. The four programs offered include: - Summit County Head Start (Ages 0-5) - Child Care Resource and Referral - RRR-NE Early Childhood Council - Right Start Project, which offers early childhood workforce development, child care provider licensing, CCAP, family support and education, and capacity building grantsSummit CountyEarly Childhood OptionsEarly Childhood Options
    Early Head Start: Basalt AreaHome visitation program for low-income, pregnant women and families with children under three years of age to support and enhance all areas of their child's development as well as providing leadership opportunities for parents. Families serviced in all areas of Eagle County.Eagle CountyEarly Head Start- Eagle CountyEarly Head Start - Eagle County
    Early Head Start: EagleThe Eagle County Early Head Start program offers three service options: 1)Center-Based Child Care – Children receive early care and learning services in a child care setting that is reinforced by monthly home visits by Early Head Start staff. 2)Home Visitation – Expectant women and families with children under the age of three receive weekly home visits by trained Early Head Start staff and join parent-child playgroups. These visits and gatherings provide parenting information, enrichment activities, developmental screenings, parent support and linkages to community resources. 3)Combination Child Care & Home Visitation – Children attend child care two days per week and receive home visits twice a month.Eagle CountyEarly Head Start- Eagle CountyEarly Head Start - Eagle County
    Educational Services - Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)Provides educational programs in the form of: - Special Education - Speech Language Therapy - Alternative Licensure for teachers - Assistive Technology - Gifted & Talented Programs - Professional Development for TeachersRoutt CountyNorthwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
    Head Start (1107 Hun Ave) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Alamosa County1107 Hun Ave - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start (807 Ross Ave) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Alamosa County807 Ross Ave - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start and Schools - Morgan County School District RE-3Provides public education for children pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.Morgan CountyMorgan County School District RE-3Morgan County School District RE-3
    Head Start (Blanca) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Costilla CountyBlanca - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start - Community Partnership for Child DevelopmentProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age. Walk in or go online to obtain an application, then submit completed application. For further information, call (719) 635-1536.El Paso CountyCommunity Partnership for Child DevelopmentCommunity Partnership for Child Development
    Head Start (Conejos) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Conejos CountyConejos - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start (Denver) - Rocky Mountain SERHead Start prepares children for kindergarten by enhancing their social and cognitive development through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services. It also promotes school readiness in the areas of language and cognitive development, early reading and math, social-emotional development, and physical development.Denver CountyDenver - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start - Otero Junior College Child Development ServicesOffers Head Start in the communities of Manzanola, Olney Springs, Rocky Ford, La Junta, and Las Animas.Otero CountyChild Development ServicesOtero Junior College Child Development Services
    Head Start - Poudre School DistrictProvides a comprehensive preschool program for Poudre School District. Children must be 3 or 4 years old, whose family qualifies based on income, family need, and geographic area.Larimer CountyPoudre School District Early Childhood Programs - Poudre School DistrictPoudre School District
    Head Start Program - CEEN Head Start Serving Weld CountyProvides an early childhood education program that focuses on early childhood development and school-readiness for preschool-aged children ages 3-5 through educational programming provided in bilingual classrooms.Weld CountyCEEN Head Start Serving Weld CountyCEEN Head Start Serving Weld County
    Head Start Program (La Plata County) - Durango 4-C Council, Inc.Provides early childhood education at multiple locations: Florida Mesa Head Start (Located within Florida Mesa Elementary) 216 State Highway 172 Durango, CO 81301 970-247-1164 Needham Head Start (Located within Needham Elementary) 2425 West 3rd Avenue Durango, CO 81301 970-247-0736 Park Head Start (Located within Park Elementary) 510 East 6th Avenue Durango, CO 81301 970-247-7984 Roberta Shirley Center 2019 East 3rd Avenue Durango, CO 81301 970-247-9487 Some locations have separate programs for 0-3 years old and 3-5 years old. All program curriculum is centered around early childhood education, child health, parent involvement and family services. Assistance to children with disabilities is also offered.La Plata CountyTri-County Head Start (La Plata County) - Durango 4-C Council, Inc.Durango 4-C Council, Inc.
    Head Start Program - Little Indians PreschoolUses various tools to support the educational and social-emotional growth of children in the program.Yuma CountyLittle Indians PreschoolLittle Indians Preschool
    Head Start Program (Montezuma County) - Durango 4-C Council, Inc.Provides early childhood education at multiple locations: Butler Child Development Center 1320 East Empire Street Cortez, CO 81321 970-565-6040 High Desert Early Head Start 2351 East Main Street Cortez, CO 81321 970-565-8850 Tree House Early Learning Center 330 North Elm Street Cortez, CO 81321 970-564-9644 Teddy Bear Preschool 1550 Hillside Drive Dolores, CO 81323 970-882-7277 Mancos Early Learning Center 131 South Walnut Street Mancos, CO 81328 970-533-1587 Some locations have separate programs for 0-3 years old and 3-5 years old. All program curriculum is centered around early childhood education, child health, parent involvement and family services. Assistance to children with disabilities is also offered.Montezuma CountyTri-County Head Start (Montezuma County) - Durango 4-C Council, Inc.Durango 4-C Council, Inc.
    Head Start - Rocky Mountain SER/Jobs for Progress, Inc.RMSER Head Start Promotes School Readiness Head Start prepares children for kindergarten by enhancing the social and cognitive development of a child through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services. Throughout the program year, RMSER’s teaching staff implements the Creative Curriculum. This curriculum is based on valid science-based research and standardized training procedures, and curriculum materials to support implementation. It also promotes school readiness in the areas of language and cognitive development, early reading and math skills, social-emotional development, physical development and approaches to learning and is aligned with the Head Start Child Outcomes Framework. RMSER Head Start Promotes Family and Community Partnerships Head Start supports parents as they identify their own strengths, needs and interests. The importance of building a trusting, collaborative relationship between parents and staff is emphasized from time of enrollment. In order to provide the highest level of service to children and families, RMSER Head Start partners with many agencies within each community with the recognition that many other agencies and groups may be working with these same families. Weld CountyRocky Mountain SER/Jobs for Progress, Inc.Rocky Mountain SER/Jobs for Progress, Inc.
    Head Start (Sanford) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Conejos CountySanford - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Head Start (San Luis) - Rocky Mountain SERProvides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.Costilla CountySan Luis - Rocky Mountain SERRocky Mountain SER
    Preschool Program - Head StartHead Start offers a preschool in Iliff for children ages 3-5.Logan CountyHead StartHead Start
    Rocky Mountain SER Head Start, Garfield County - Rocky Mountain Service, Employment and RedevelopmentProvides education and promotes school readiness for preschool aged children by enhancing the social and cognitive development of a child. Provides education and promotes school readiness for preschool aged children by enhancing the social and cognitive development of a child. Educational services include but are not limited to: - Language and cognitive development - Early reading skills - Math skills - Social-emotional development - Physical development The Head Start Program also offers support services to families with children enrolled in the program. Support services include but are not limited to: - Nutrition information and services - Health-related services - Child care - Clothing - Transportation - Temporary shelter Locations: 836 Euclid Avenue Carbondale, CO 81623 970-963-9121 100 E. 2nd. Street Parachute, CO 81635 970-285-0148 528 Railroad Avenue Rifle, CO 81650 970-625-9607 Garfield CountyRocky Mountain SER, Garfield County - Rocky Mountain Service, Employment and RedevelopmentRocky Mountain SER
    School District Support - Northeast Colorado BOCESPhillips CountyNortheast Colorado BOCESNortheast Colorado BOCES
    Southern Ute Montessori Head Start and Early Head Start - SUCAPHead Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental, social and emotional development of children age birth to age 5. Early Head Start helps families care for their infants and toddlers through early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive services. Head Start encourages the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teachers. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SUMHS.EHSLa Plata County285 Lakin, Ignacio - SUCAP (Southern Ute Community Action Programs)SUCAP (Southern Ute Community Action Programs)

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