Child & Family Services

Northwest Montana Head Start 

Address
79 7th Ave. EN,
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone
406.752.7011
406.755.1916 (FAX)

Website
https://nwmtheadstart.org/centers/kalispell-center
Hours
Monday & Thursday
8:00am-12:00pm AM Group
12:30pm–4:30pm PM Group
8:30am – 3:30pm ALL Day

Required:
Child must be 3 years old
Child must NOT turn 5 before September 10th

Within 90s
Physical Exam
Lead Test
Dental Exam

Services:

Pre-School

Enrollment:
To fulfill funding requirements, at least 90% of Northwest Montana Head Start students must meet federal low-income guidelines. Up to 10% of students may be accepted from higher income levels.

Nurturing Center

Address
146 3rd Ave, W.
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone
406.759.1414
800.204.0644
406.756.1410(FAX)

Website
https://nurturingcenter.org/

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00AM TO 5:00PM

Required:

 

 

Services:

Best Beginnings Scholarship

Child and Adult Care Food Program

Child Care Provider Services

Child Care Referrals

Community Resources

Best Beginnings 

Address
146 3rd Ave, W.
Kalispell, MT 59901

Phone
406.759.1414
800.204.0644
406.756.1410(FAX)

Website
https://nurturingcenter.org/best-beginnings-scholarship-program/

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00AM TO 5:00PM

Required:

Open and compliant child support case, a Judge signed Parenting Plan stipulating child support or approved Good Cause for all children in the household under the age of 18 with an absent parent

• Two-parent families shall work at least 120 hours per month.
• Single-parent families shall work at least 60 hours per month.
• Single parent or two-parent families in which all of the parents attend school/training full time, do not have to meet a work requirement.
• Single parent or two-parent families in which one or more of the parents attend school/training part time shall meet a work requirement that takes into account the education/training.
• Teen parents must be attending high school or a high school equivalency program.

 

 

Services:

Child Care Assistanits

A.W.A.R.E

Address
2300 Regent St. Suite. 103,
Missoula, MT 59801

Phone

406.563.8117
1.800.432.6145

Crisis Line: 

1.800.481.8980

Website
www.aware-inc.org

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00AM TO 5:00PM

Required:

 

 

Services: