Ravalli Head Start (RHS) provides early childhood education for 3- and 4-year-old children in Ravalli County, along with providing support services for their families. Our services include –

Child Development Services

  • Qualified staff trained in child development and early childhood education
  • Age-appropriate curriculum in a nurturing setting
  • Coordination of support services for families and children with disabilities

Family Services

  • Home visits and family activities throughout the year
  • Ongoing parent education, trainings and professional development opportunities
  • Parent volunteer, leadership and advocacy opportunities
  • Help accessing local area services

Health Services

  • Vision, hearing, dental and lead screening
  • Help finding health insurance and a family doctor and dentist
  • Health and wellness information and training
  • Evaluation of each child’s social and emotional development
  • Opportunities to learn about strengthening each child’s social/emotional resilience

Nutrition Services

  • Nutritious meals and snacks provided by USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Nutrition education for children and families

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