Family Support Services

Family support services are a key component of the Head Start program.

Some of the available services include:

  • Providing case management to families
  • Offering crisis intervention
  • Assisting with access to community resources
  • Teaching advocacy skills
  • Developing family goals for a successful future

Families are provided numerous opportunities to get involved with the program. They include volunteering, employment opportunities, serving on committees, and being involved with the Policy Council.

Support Options

Adams County Head Start provides the following services to Head Start parents / caregivers:

  • Assist parents to identify and meet personal / family goals through individual home and center meetings
  • Assist families in accessing community resources such as the following:
    • Food banks
    • Parenting classes
    • English as a second language classes
    • GED classes
    • Health services
    • Legal services
    • And more
  • Facilitate workshops focusing on health, mental health, nutrition, education and special needs
  • Support parents in enhancing leadership and advocacy skills through parent involvement
  • Provide crisis intervention through referrals to services available in the community