Head Start/Early Head Start

Description: Head Start: 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. (AIRS HD-1800.3000) Early Head Start: A federally-funded child development and family support program that provides early education, health, mental health, nutrition and social services for low-income pregnant women and families with children from birth to age three. (AIRS-1800.1800)

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Anaconda, MT

Organization Name: AWARE Inc.
Address: 205 E. Park Ave.
Anaconda, MT 59711
Phone: 406-563-8117
Toll Free Phone: 800-432-6145
Fax: 406-563-7013
Eligibility: intellectual, developmental disabilities
Wheelchair Accessible: Varies By Location
Services Provided: Youth Case Management, Work Services/Supported Employment, Case Management for Adults Affected by Mental Illness, Residential Services, and Early Head Start.
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Last Updated: 4/14/2015

Billings, MT

615 N. 19th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-245-7233
Organization Name: Head Start Inc.
Address: 615 N. 19th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-245-7233
Fax: 406-245-1260
Services Provided: A developmentally appropriate pre-school program for low income children and their families. Transportaion for children, social services, education, medical/dental resource, disabilities, mental health theraputic services, speech therapy, meals provided. Parent classes also offered.
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Last Updated: 8/1/2013

Butte, MT

Organization Name: Aware Inc.
Address: 1243 W Porphyry St.
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-782-1759
Languages Spoken: English
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: AWARE started in 1976 with a small group of parents sitting around a kitchen table discussing opportunities and possibilities for their children who had special needs. Their discussions led to the opening of a small furniture refinishing business where people affected by developmental disabilities could learn a trade and make a valuable contribution to the community. The AWARE acronym – Anaconda Work and Residential Enterprises – reflects that historical mission.
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Last Updated: 3/14/2018

Kalispell, MT

79 7th Ave
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-7011
Organization Name: Head Start
Address: 79 7th Ave
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-7011
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: Children birth through 5 years of age. Income restrictions apply.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Head Start is a nation-wide program that has served children and families since 1965. Head Start programs serve children birth to 5 years of age and their families. The goal of Head Start is to help children be prepared for school by providing a wide range of services that consider each child’s and family’s developmental, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage and experience. Head Start provides education and assistance in the areas of:
Education and early childhood development
Medical, dental, and mental health
Parent involvement
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Last Updated: 3/28/2018