In Head Start, Opportunities Abound!

Together, we create healthy children, healthy families, healthy communities ...


North Idaho College Head Start is a school readiness program that provides education and support for young children and their families.


  • We will keep children as the primary focus of our program.
  • We will ensure that barriers to learning are removed for children of all abilities.
  • We will support best practice for children to be successful in their education, health, and overall development.
  • We will partner with community agencies to ensure resources are available in reaching child and family goals.

Core Values

Supporting the healthy development of children and adults by:                           Lion

  • Providing services to families that reflect their needs;    
  • Staff and parents working together as a team;
  • Building trust, identifying strengths, and eliminating barriers;
  • Mentoring relationships with positive regard;
  • Providing quality environments that are inviting and welcoming to all;
  • Developing strong community partnerships and volunteer involvement;
  • Pursuing excellence through continuous improvement.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (voice).  Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-1636 (Spanish).  USDA  is an equal opportunity provider and employer.