Kikino Metis Settlement understands the importance of the Aboriginal Head Start program
I am the mother of a child who is currently attending the Aboriginal Head Start program
. I feel that AHS has made a positive impact on our family life.
The Aboriginal Head Start program
has been expanded to First Nations reserve communities and in these settings tends to represent a more homogenous group, with the children largely being of First Nations ancestry.
The second part of the study looked at solutions, and to deal with the crisis, the federal government should increase its investment in the Aboriginal Head Start program
in order to significantly expand the program and other "family-centred, holistic, preventive and community-driven" initiatives, Ball recommended.
The current allocation is investment to expand the Aboriginal Head Start Program
for Aboriginal children living on and off reserve and to enhance and expand the First Nations and Inuit Child Care program.
She is also secretary of the local Aboriginal Head Start program
, and was previously chairperson of the provincial early years Aboriginal steering committee.
(74.) According to Richard Budgell, Health Canada's national manager of the Aboriginal Head Start program
for urban and northern communities in 1999, the programs served only 3,500 to 4,000 children in that year, while there were 27,000 off-reserve children between the ages of three and four, and an additional 13,000 who lived on reserves.
It was classed the top Aboriginal Head Start program
in Canada a year ago, and all of a sudden it isn't?"
A few years later the federal Aboriginal Head Start program
came to the community, enhancing social, cultural and educational development for pre-school aged children.
Ottawa has announced that the Aboriginal Head Start Program
will now be available on reserve.
The Ben Calf Robe Society, an Edmonton based organization that offers an Aboriginal Head Start program
, a traditional parenting program, home and family support services and a group home.
The proposal for the Aboriginal Head Start program
was approved by Health Canada last year.