- I am a Parent
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All parents want the best for their children, and all children deserve to start school ready to learn. Families First of Minnesota offers preschool age children and their families opportunities to participate in early childhood programs and services enabling them to enter school with the skills, support, and behavior needed for them to progress and flourish.
Now enrolling in Olmsted and Freeborn counties
HOW TO APPLY
HEAD START is a FREE Preschool Program Focusing on Parent and Child Development, for those who qualify.
Head Start is committed to providing quality comprehensive services for the child and his/her total family. Activities are geared toward advancing the development of children enrolled and involving parents in the program. The program is designed to foster the parent’s role as the principle influence on their child’s development. Head Start also assists families in developing and achieving self-reliance. Head Start’s approach to service includes: Health, Nutrition, Education, Parent Involvement, Social Services, Mental Health and Disabilities.
The School Readiness program is a continuum of services for children, 3 years old to kindergarten enrollment, and their families. Children receive a scholarship to attend an early childhood program that enables them to enter school with the skills and behavior needed for them to progress and flourish. Parent involvement and family events are also important parts of the program.