Head Start Programs Nevada Head Start Washoe Tribe of Nevada And California (AIAN)

Washoe Tribe of Nevada And California (AIAN), a Head Start Program of Gardnerville, NV

919 US Highway 395
Gardnerville NV 89410-8968
Contact Phone
(775) 265-1074
The mission of the Washoe Tribe Head Start Program is to provide quality care and education in a loving, safe and nurturing environment. This atmosphere supports each 3 to 5 year old child’s individual pattern of development and learning.Hot nutritious meals, socially inviting activities, and making new friends are some of the reasons children who have participated in the Head Start program have gone on to be very successful in future school environments.Focusing on the entire family unit and the full needs of the child, Head Start’s goal is to provide a series of positive experiences for both children and parents. Parents, in their roles as advocates, are vital to the success of their children. Their assistance aids children in becoming successful in their future growth. In order for these experiences to develop, parents, staff, and communities must work closely together in all aspects to provide a quality program.
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

Center Locations
  • Dresslerville
    1570 Watasheamu Rd, Gardnerville NV
    (775) 265-1074
  • Stewart
    465 Clear Creek Ave, Carson City NV
    (775) 265-1074

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