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The next Regular Policy Council Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm Central Office in Fort Yates ND.    

Currently the program is conducting the Community Needs Assessments and Self Assessments these reports are used for prorgam planning, short and long term goals.      

Home-Visitors are attending Home-Visitor Institute in Oacoma SD week of April 25-26, 2016.

Home-Base Socialization: Thursday April 28, 2016 at Main Sitting Bull College Campus in Fort Yates ND at 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.           

Early Head Start center base and Home-base wil continue providing services from May to August 2016.

Head Start centers are preparing for graduations we will be having 102 graduates this year.         

2016-2017: Enrollment and Recruitment:  All returning families are required to complete a new packet they are available at each respective centers. New Enrollment Process: 1. Complete a new application with updated documentation 2. Income verification, 3. Immunization record, 4. Birth Certificate, 5. Tribal enrollment (if applicable). 

All returnees will need to fill out a new enrollment packet. If you have questions please call Randy Bear Ribs, Family Community Partnership Manager at 854-7250.      

2015-2016 Policy Council Members: 1. Fern Has Horns Chairperson (Running Antelope), 2. Glenda Gross Vice-Chairperson (Community Rep), 3. Shannon Thunder Hawk (Cannonball), 4. Ambrosia Ermenec (Early Head Start Center base), 5. Keyana Iron Shield (Early Head Start Home-Base) , 6. Lashauna Long Brake (Wakpala), 7. Michelle Ortega (Rock Creek),  8. Leon Village Center Secretary (Bear Soldier), 9. Wilbert Red Tomahawk (Discovery), 10. Angela Mauai (AB) 11. Ashely Bercier (Porcupine) 12. Willow Helper (Community Representative BS ), 13. Vacant (Community Representative)    

If you have any questions feel free to call me at central office in Fort Yates ND between 8:00-4:30 pm M-F @ 854-7250 Ext 8408.   

Carmelita Bear Ribs M.Ed. 

Program Director

updated  4/26/16