Programs & Services

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Significant positive changes in the lives of young children happen only when they and their families receive an array of services and opportunities that are individualized, strength-based and multi-faceted. Rutland County Head Start programs & services are designed to address the many challenges faced by low-income families.

  • Child Care Programs Rutland County Child Teacher
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    Childcare Services
    Childcare ServicesWe prepare children for a successful school experience through comprehensive, integrated, family-centered early childhood services in a safe, nurturing environmentChildcare Before & After Head StartChildcare services are available at Meadow Street Center—before and after Head Start hours, and on days when Head Start is closed, including the summer.Our...
  • Rutland County Head Start Education & Early Childhood Development
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    Education and Early Childhood Development
    We prepare children for success in school and life. Guided by a whole-child approach to education—one where children develop not only math and literacy skills but also social–emotional, physical, and cognitive skills—to better prepare them for life well beyond their time in a classroom.
  • Rutland County Head Start Family Services & Community Outreach
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    Family Services & Community Outreach
    Families are given a variety of opportunities to be involved in their child's preschool experience including home visits and other opportunities for collaboration. Family Services staff provide resources, referrals and support, and work with other community agencies to support the family.
  • Health Services at Rutland County Head Start
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    Health Services
    Healthy children are more successful in school. We work intensively with families to ensure that all children have an ongoing source of continuous medical and dental care and are up to date on a schedule of age-appropriate preventive and primary health care.
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    Mental Health Services
    Case Management services are provided both in the home and in the classroom. Rutland Mental Health Service Clinicians offer individual therapy when needed for children and families receiving Case Management services.
  • Early Care & Education Nutrition Services Little Girl with Oranges
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    Nutrition Services
    Nutrition ServicesBuilding a Healthy & Balanced Diet for LifeWe offer a high quality food program where children learn about healthy food choices and eat nutritious meals together in a family-style setting. Our nutrition consultants deliver extensive trainings in:Child nutritionFood safetySpecial dietary requirementsServing sizes, andMeal preparationDownload Current MenusAll foods served...
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    Special Education & Disability Services
    We offer comprehensive services for children with special needs in our inclusionary classrooms. Disabilities programming is integrated into each classroom so that all children benefit from inclusionary instruction and intervention.