|Akron Head Start||The 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 County||Akron Head Start||Akron Head Start|
|Bright Stars Head Start Center (South Yates Street) - Volunteers of America||Provides 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 County||South Yates Street - Volunteers of America||Volunteers of America|
|CEEN Head Start / Weld County||Provides 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 County||CEEN Head Start / Weld County||CEEN Head Start / Weld County|
|Centennial BOCES||Participating school districts typically join BOCES to provide programs and services cooperatively that would be difficult or impossible to offer individually, or that can be accomplished more economically and effectively when the cost is shared.
Some of the services that CBOCES provides include special education, technology support, Alternative Teacher Licensing Program, migrant education and services, grant writing, early childhood and child find services, online learning, homeless education and support, student information systems, professional development workshops and initiatives as requested, and much more.
||Weld County||Centennial BOCES||Centennial BOCES|
|Early Child Education (E Smith Rd) - Catholic Charities||Provides a range of early childhood education options at multiple locations including Head Start, Early Head Start, Child Care, and Preschool.||Denver County||E Smith Rd - Catholic Charities||Catholic Charities|
|Early Childhood Centers - Montrose and Olathe School District RE-1J||Early 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
- 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
Johnson Early Childhood Center
13820 6700 Road
Montrose, CO 81401
Montrose Early Childhood Centers follow the Montrose and Olathe School District calendar.||Montrose County||930 Colorado Avenue||Montrose and Olathe School District RE-1J|
|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 Teachers||Routt County||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)||Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)|
|Head Start (1107 Hun Ave) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Alamosa County||1107 Hun Ave - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start (807 Ross Ave) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Alamosa County||807 Ross Ave - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start and Schools / Morgan County School District RE-3||Provides public education for children pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.||Morgan County||Morgan County School District RE-3||Morgan County School District RE-3|
|Head Start (Blanca) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Costilla County||Blanca - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start - Community Partnership for Child Development||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||El Paso County||Community Partnership for Child Development||Community Partnership for Child Development |
|Head Start (Conejos) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Conejos County||Conejos - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start (Denver) - Rocky Mountain SER||Head 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 County||Denver - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start (Greeley) / Rocky Mountain SER||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 County||Greeley / Rocky Mountain SER.||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start - Otero Junior College Child Development Services||Offers Head Start in the communities of Manzanola, Olney Springs, Rocky Ford, La Junta, and Las Animas.||Otero County||Child Development Services||Otero Junior College Child Development Services|
|Head Start - Poudre School District||Provides 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 County||Poudre School District Early Childhood Programs - Poudre School District||Poudre School District|
|Head Start Program / Little Indians Preschool||Uses various tools to support the educational and social-emotional growth of children in the program.||Yuma County||Little Indians Preschool||Little Indians Preschool|
|Head Start (Sanford) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Conejos County||Sanford - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|Head Start (San Luis) - Rocky Mountain SER||Provides free educational, physical, behavioral health, and nutritional services for children 3 to 5 years of age.||Costilla County||San Luis - Rocky Mountain SER||Rocky Mountain SER|
|School District Support / Northeast Colorado BOCES||School District Support||Phillips County||Northeast Colorado BOCES||Northeast Colorado BOCES|
|Southern Ute Montessori Head Start and Early Head Start - SUCAP||Head 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.EHS||La Plata County||285 LAKIN||Southern Colorado Community Action Agency|
|Tri-County Head Start Program - Durango 4-C Council, Inc.||Provides early childhood education at multiple locations:
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.
Call the main phone number to find the nearest Head Start location.||La Plata County||1315 Main Avenue||Durango 4-C Council, Inc.|