Head Start Program

  • The Head Start Program promotes healthy child development for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children three to five years of age.
  • Program components consist of parental/caregiver involvement, culture and language, nutrition, social support, health promotion, and education.
  • The children take part in an assortment of learning activities, such as Numbers and Letters, Letters, Music, Games, Life Skills, Arts and Crafts, Gross and Fine Motor Skills, Science, Library, Drama, Computers, Social Studies and, Physical Activities.


The Head Start Program provides services to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit children three to five years of age and their families who live in and around the Winnipeg core area, specifically in:

  • North Point Douglas,
  • South Point Douglas,
  • Logan,
  • West Alexander,
  • Centennial, and
  • Lord Selkirk Park.


The program’s specific objectives are to:

  • foster the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of each child;
  • nurture the role of parents and guardians as primary teachers and caregivers of their children;
  • recognize the role of the extended family in teaching and caring for children;
  • ensure the broader Indigenous Community participates in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of the program;
  • and ensure the program is linked, co-ordinated, and supplemented with other community programs and services.

Hours of Operation

8:45AM to 4:30PM

Closed during lunch hour

12:00PM to 1:00PM

Program Start

10AM to 3PM

ECE Team Lead/Parent Support Worker