Benefits of AHS

Here are some of the benefits that parents have indicated they value most about Aboriginal Head Start programs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • accessibility

  • belonging to a community

  • cultural experiences and teachings

  • socialization for children and families

  • traditional foods and crafts

  • learning the traditional language

  • traditional health practices

  • supported transition to kindergarten

  • Parent Advisory Council involvement

  • parenting skills and supports

  • special needs supports

  • transportation provided

  • field trips and cultural activities

  • referrals to mental health professionals and other specialists

  • connection to Elders