Tribal Head Start
Tribal Head Start Program
The CRIHB Tribal Head Start Program is in its nineteenth year. CRIHB is the Head Start Grantee and headquarters for three Centered-Based programs. The Tribal Head Start program is administered by CRIHB and provides Centered-Based services for 90 income-eligible Indian children on the following Rancherias: Elk Valley Rancheria (Del Norte County), Lytton Rancheria (Sonoma County) and Manchester Band of Pomo Indians (Mendocino County). CRIHB also administers the Lytton First Step program which provides preschool services, modeled after Head Start, to 20 additional children in the Santa Rosa funded by Lytton Rancheria (Sonoma County).
“Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
The Tribal Head Start Program receives funds from the USDA to serve nutritious meals to enrolled children at no-cost to the families. Meals are required to meet the CACFP meal pattern for older children.
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, S.W., Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (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)845-6136 (Spanish).
For general questions about the CACFP, please contact Kevin Neidich at (916) 929-9761 ext 1704.”
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Gold Certification Awarded to CRIHB
History and Program Overview
What is in-kind and why do we care?
Investing in Future Generations
Tribal Head Start Programs (MAP)
Tribal Head Start Pre-Enrollment Application
Tribal Head Start Annual Report PY 2010
Tribal Head Start Annual Report PY 2012
Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria Head Start Program is now enrolling for Preschool and Hiring for employment.
Elk Valley Rancheria Head Start Program is now enrolling for Preschool and Hiring for employment.
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