Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Early Head Start - Indigenous Families
Services and programming for low-income infants and toddlers and their families that supports child development, parenting skills and self-sufficiency
Early Head Start helps infants, toddler and pregnant women living in low-income families prepare for success through local programs. Early Head Start programs promote children's development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being.
The program helps with physical, cognitive, social and emotional development while being responsive to ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. Services may vary in each local community.
Services may include:
- Socialization experiences for children and their families
- Coordination with public schools and Early Childhood Special Education (Part C, ECSE)
- Home-visiting programs
- Center-based or family child care options in some local communities
- Leadership, advocacy, and training supports for families
The goal is to deliver services to children and families in core areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.
Local Early Head Start services are delivered by public and private nonprofit and for-profit agencies.
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Native American Community
- People with low income
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Poverty Guidelines are used to determine income eligibility for participation in Early Head Start programs.
- Pregnant women and children birth - age 3 who are from families with incomes below the poverty guidelines
- Children from homeless families, and families receiving public assistance such as TANF or SSI are also eligible
- Foster children are eligible regardless of their foster family's income
Local programs may determine additional selection criteria to be responsive to community needs.
Free to eligible families
1720 Big Lake Rd, Cloquet, MN, 55720-9702
- Fond Du Lac Head Start 33 University Rd, Cloquet, MN, 55720
Other Services at this Location
- Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
- Children's Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) Flexible range of mental health and rehabilitation services for children and youth with emotional disturbance or co-occurring substance use disorders.
- Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Classes and support for parents of young children about ways to help their pre-school children learn
- Head Start - Indigenous Families Services and programming that prepare low-income preschool children (ages 3 - 5) and their family's transition to public school kindergarten and support child development, parenting skills and self-sufficiency
- Job Training Learn how to do the tasks for a type of job
- Local Bus Service Bus transportation within a city, county or region
- Tribal Government Administrative center for the governing body of a tribe or association of tribes
- Primary Contact for this program: 218-878-8100
- Main - Administration: 218-879-4593
- Main - Cloquet Community Center: 218-878-7510
- Toll Free: 800-365-1613
Fond Du Lac Reservation