Anoka/Washington County Head Start-Early Head Start

Anoka/Washington County Head Start-Early Head Start

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Happy Friday! Children in Room 117 really enjoyed having their hand painted to make flowers for the flower pot and using dot markers for the beautiful butterflies for their classroom's bulletin board!
Planning ahead can help save money and reduce mealtime stress! Follow these steps to plan and prepare meals that fit your preferences and lifestyle: https://sm.eatright.org/mealplanning

#NationalNutritionMonth
There will be a free drive-thru food distribution this Sunday, March 13th! All are welcome and no requirements necessary!
Registration for summer camps at the Science Museum of Minnesota are now open for children ages 6-12! Awards are available to cover the cost of attending camps! We encourage you to apply before April 4th as seats are quickly filling up! Share with family and friends!

For more information or to apply for the awards, please visit their website: https://new.smm.org/camps/awards
March is National Nutrition Month! To celebrate and get involved, use this toolkit full of tip sheets and handouts, games and activities, PowerPoint presentations and more: https://sm.eatright.org/NNMtoolkit

#NationalNutritionMonth
Anoka/Washington County Head Start is partnering with Early Learning Corp to find tutors for the upcoming school year of 2022-2023!
There are full-time and part-time opportunities available for our sites with benefits! Benefits vary on your time commitment of either 35, 25, or 18 hours a week.
Would you or someone you know be interested? To learn more about the position and benefits or to apply, visit their website: https://join.readingandmath.org/careers-home/
Do you or someone you know want to make a difference in the community? ACCAP is hiring for full-time and part-time positions. Share with family and friends!

To apply or see what positions are available, please visit: https://accap.org/accapcareers/
Happy Friday! Our staff and children had some fun decorating Olympic theme doors for our agency's door contest!

Anoka/Washington County Head Start-Early Head Start program provides educational services to income eligible families with children birth through age five.

Anoka/Washington County Head Start is a program of ACCAP. https://www.facebook.com/ACCAPAdmin/ Anoka/Washington County's Head Start program provides education, nutrition, mental health, school readiness and parent engagement services to children and families from income eligible households. Our approach is to provide high-quality educational curriculum while connecting families with growth and lea

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03/11/2022

Happy Friday! Children in Room 117 really enjoyed having their hand painted to make flowers for the flower pot and using dot markers for the beautiful butterflies for their classroom's bulletin board!

03/10/2022

Planning ahead can help save money and reduce mealtime stress! Follow these steps to plan and prepare meals that fit your preferences and lifestyle: https://sm.eatright.org/mealplanning

#NationalNutritionMonth

03/09/2022

There will be a free drive-thru food distribution this Sunday, March 13th! All are welcome and no requirements necessary!

Free Food Distribution
Sunday, March 13, 2022 12-2 pm
10506 Hanson Blvd. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
Everyone is welcome.
(Reach out if you'd like to sign up to serve. We'd love to have you!)

Summer Camp Awards | Science Museum of Minnesota 03/08/2022

Summer Camp Awards | Science Museum of Minnesota

Registration for summer camps at the Science Museum of Minnesota are now open for children ages 6-12! Awards are available to cover the cost of attending camps! We encourage you to apply before April 4th as seats are quickly filling up! Share with family and friends!

For more information or to apply for the awards, please visit their website: https://new.smm.org/camps/awards

Summer Camp Awards | Science Museum of Minnesota Summer Camp Awards provide financial support to families to send their children to our camps. Awards cover 85% of the costs for one week of camp (per family) and are granted by random lottery.

Setting Up a Healthy Media Relationship With Your Child | Parenting… 03/07/2022

Setting Up a Healthy Media Relationship With Your Child | Parenting…

Setting Up a Healthy Media Relationship With Your Child | Parenting… Navigating technology in our homes has certainly become more interesting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some ideas based on how one mom chose to handle media with her 4-year-old.

03/04/2022

March is National Nutrition Month! To celebrate and get involved, use this toolkit full of tip sheets and handouts, games and activities, PowerPoint presentations and more: https://sm.eatright.org/NNMtoolkit

#NationalNutritionMonth

Photos from Anoka/Washington County Head Start-Early Head Start's post 03/03/2022

Anoka/Washington County Head Start is partnering with Early Learning Corp to find tutors for the upcoming school year of 2022-2023!
There are full-time and part-time opportunities available for our sites with benefits! Benefits vary on your time commitment of either 35, 25, or 18 hours a week.
Would you or someone you know be interested? To learn more about the position and benefits or to apply, visit their website: https://join.readingandmath.org/careers-home/

03/02/2022

Join Fridley Parks and Rec for a fun afternoon of winter activities on Tuesday, March 8 at Springbrook Nature Center! This is a free event for all ages! More: https://fb.me/e/1HHcnXrO7

• Bonfire
• S’mores
• Snowman Contest
• Hot cocoa
• Hot apple cider
• Wheel of fun – Spin for Prizes
• Snow Painting
• Leprechaun's Gold Scavenger Hunt
• Free thermal mugs!

More: https://bit.ly/3teFxek

Photos from Geminus Head Start's post 03/01/2022

Photos from Geminus Head Start's post

Careers - ​Anoka County Community Action Program 03/01/2022

Careers - ​Anoka County Community Action Program

Do you or someone you know want to make a difference in the community? ACCAP is hiring for full-time and part-time positions. Share with family and friends!

To apply or see what positions are available, please visit: https://accap.org/accapcareers/

Careers - ​Anoka County Community Action Program is committed to helping individuals in Anoka County, Minnesota out of poverty and into the community as productive citizens.

02/28/2022

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Photos from Anoka/Washington County Head Start-Early Head Start's post 02/25/2022

Happy Friday! Our staff and children had some fun decorating Olympic theme doors for our agency's door contest!

02/25/2022

Free meals to go tomorrow evening at The Grove Churches. All are welcome!

Join our friends at @thegrovemn.church for Saturday Supper Club! It's our community helping our community!

02/24/2022

Your children’s teeth deserve the best protection against tooth decay. Use toothpaste with fluoride. More info at https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/publication/brushing-your-childs-teeth

02/24/2022

Head Start families - Register for virtual cooking classes taking place in spring! Spots are still available. Classes will focus on how to increase the amount of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and calcium rich foods into meals and snacks. Groceries will be provided! 🍓🥕🍞

02/24/2022

Learn about the environment and weather through this outdoor program the Northtown Library is hosting! For more information or to register, please visit: https://anokacounty.libcal.com/event/8530247

Timeline photos 02/24/2022

Timeline photos

A healthy immune system can help kids get over the sore throats and fevers caused by some illnesses. The Health Tips for Families series has important info to strengthen wellness in all Head Start children.

Take a look: buff.ly/2VWfX0O

#KidsENT

02/22/2022

Good morning! A friendly reminder that there will be no classes today for all Head Start centers, February 22nd, due to weather. Classes will resume tomorrow!

02/17/2022

Head Start families - Register for virtual cooking classes taking place in spring! Classes will focus on how to increase the amount of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and calcium rich foods into meals and snacks. Groceries will be provided. Flyers are being sent home with registration information. 🍏🧀🍅

02/17/2022

Visit the Minnesota Children's Museum for free the first Sunday of each month!

Big news! With support from Securian Financial, we’re launching Securian Financial Free First Sundays. The first free day will be March 6.

Important note: All visitors, including museum members, must reserve free day tickets in advance. Capacity is limited. Reserve your tickets at www.mcm.org/free-sundays.

Thanks to Securian Financial for helping the museum ensure that all families get a chance to experience the joy and learning that happens at Minnesota Children’s Museum – and for helping make sure downtown St. Paul remains a vibrant place for everyone to enjoy.

02/16/2022

Happy Wednesday! Take a look at what room 108 at the Family Development Center did for their art wall! They made a junk collage to go along with their study of reduce, reuse, and recycle!

Free Tax Preparation Sites | Minnesota Department of Revenue 02/15/2022

Free Tax Preparation Sites | Minnesota Department of Revenue

You may qualify for free tax return preparation through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or AARP Tax-Aide. These programs help prepare federal and state income tax and property tax refund returns.

For more information or qualification guidelines, please visit: https://www.revenue.state.mn.us/free-tax-preparation-sites

Free Tax Preparation Sites | Minnesota Department of Revenue You may qualify for free tax return preparation through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or AARP Tax-Aide. These programs help prepare federal and state income tax and property tax refund returns.

02/14/2022

Good afternoon,

Our website is currently down, therefore Head Start online applications will not be available. We do not know when it will be back up and running. We are still enrolling for this school year, so if you'd like to receive an application, you may do one of the following:

1) Pick up an application at the Family Development Center:
9574 Foley Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

2) Call us to send an app: 763-783-4300

If you have any questions about enrollment, you may call our hotline: 763-783-4314

Thank you!

02/14/2022

Minnesota Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) participants receive more benefits to purchase fruits and vegetables now through March. The federal government increased WIC cash value benefits to provide $24-$47 each month.

Participating in WIC? Try a new recipe with your increased fruit and veggie dollars! You can find recipes on our website, and look for the handprints to get your kids involved. https://www.health.state.mn.us/people/wic/recipes/fv.html

Interested in WIC? Find eligibility requirements and apply online at https://redcap.health.state.mn.us/redcap/surveys/?s=LNKN377EPE

02/11/2022

Newport Lutheran Church will be giving free meals to go tomorrow, Saturday 12th! All are welcome!

Join our friends at Newport Lutheran Church for Saturday Supper Club this weekend! It's our community helping our community!

02/10/2022

Take the family out this Saturday, February 12th, to a free family-friendly event! It'll be so much fun! ❄️

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to weather. More information about the rescheduled date coming soon.

Come join the winter fun with a free winter pop up event with Fridley Parks and Rec at Commons Park this Saturday!

⛸️ Ice skate rentals
🍫 S'more kits
🔥 Bonfires
☕ Warm drinks
❄️ Sledding
🎵 Music and more!

We will also have free City of Fridley water bottles and insulated mugs! More: https://bit.ly/3Gy5me1UPD

Food Distribution 02/08/2022

Food Distribution

The YMCA and Every Meal are partnering up to distribute meal bags to the community. Families may pick up a meal bag during open hours Monday through Friday. Each meal bag contains 4-5 pounds of nutritious, non-perishable food items. Visit their website for locations.

https://www.ymcanorth.org/food-distribution

Food Distribution Our YMCA and Every Meal are again teaming up to distribute free meal bags to our community. Free for all families No qualification requirements No contact information collected Families may pick up a meal bag during open hours Monday through Friday at one of fifteen participating Y’s. Each meal ba...

Timeline photos 02/08/2022

Timeline photos

Drinking water is one of the best ways for young children to keep their teeth healthy! Learn the benefits of fluoride and tips on keeping your child hydrated this National Children’s Dental Health Month: https://buff.ly/35CU37J

#NCDHM

02/07/2022

Happy Monday! Room 114 is learning how to take care of our planet by reusing, reducing, and recycling! 🌎

02/04/2022

Head Start/Early Head Start offers child-centered, family-focused, comprehensive services in a community-based setting, providing education and so much more, from health, nutrition, dental, mental health, social services to parent engagement opportunities! Do you qualify for FREE preschool at Head Start? Get started at the link and find out today! https://www.accap.org/head-start/enrollment-4/

#headstartstrong #buildingbrightfutures

02/03/2022

February is Children’s Dental Health Month. Children’s Dental Services, a valued partner in our Center for Health Equity’s Community Solutions Fund grant program, is dedicated to improving the oral health of children from families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education.
CDS will be providing free care at their upcoming event, Give Kids A Smile, with the help of many volunteers from dentists to front-desk staff!

Friday, Feb. 4 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 5 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Learn more about CDS at childrensdentalservices.org

02/03/2022

There will be no classes today, February 3rd, at the Family Development Center due to a kitchen emergency.

02/02/2022

Join SnowBLAST this coming Saturday, February 5th, for some family-friendly fun! Click the link below for more information!

SnowBLAST 2022! is right around the corner! Join us for an afternoon of family-friendly fun at Huset Park on Feb 5!

https://fb.me/e/4rdh5DALs

02/01/2022

Don't these winter hats from Room 117 look warm and cozy for this cold season? Awesome job!

Energy Assistance - ​Anoka County Community Action Program 01/28/2022

Energy Assistance - ​Anoka County Community Action Program

Energy assistance is a program that helps participants by lowering their energy costs during the cold weather season. The program helps income eligible homeowners & renters with assistance toward their heating & electric bills.

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://www.accap.org/energy-assistance/

Energy Assistance - ​Anoka County Community Action Program is committed to helping individuals in Anoka County, Minnesota out of poverty and into the community as productive citizens.

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9574 Foley Blvd NW
C**n Rapids, MN
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