NW Montana Head Start FAQ
How can I enroll my child in Head Start?
You can pick up an application; call to receive one by mail; download an application from our website; or complete one online.
Will my child need to be potty trained?
No! We will work with you and your child regarding their toileting needs.
If my child has special needs, will they be eligible for Head Start?
Yes! We welcome children of all abilities and collaborate with local school districts to implement plans for each child's specific needs.
How much does the program cost?
All NWMT Head Start services are provided at no cost.
Should I still apply if I am over income?
Yes, you should still apply! While we are considered an income based program, we are better described as a needs-based program.The enrollment team takes every family's situation into consideration.
What health requirements are required to apply?
All children will need current well-child and dental exams and immunizations (if they are behind we will work with you to get caught up!). Lead testing provided on site.
How old does my child need to be to enroll?
Age eligibility to enroll is 3 to 5 years. If a child turns 5 by September 10th, they are then eligible for Kindergarten enrollment.
How do I volunteer?
There are many ways you can volunteer! Contact our volunteer coordinator at 406-752-7011 for more information.