Learn how to establish resilient facilities and implement emergency response systems that ensure programs are ready to assess, prepare, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.
Learn how a comprehensive risk assessment can help you prepare your facility to protect children and staff during a natural disaster.
Use these five key steps as you implement your disaster management plan.
Learn how to establish resilient facilities that prioritize the safety of children and staff and ensure the prompt resumption of Head Start program services.
Head Start programs can use the checklist to review their protocols for COVID-19 against national standards and guidelines. Refer to the supply list to when completing the checklist.
Facilities and Learning Environments reinforce the importance of designing and maintaining all facilities so they actively support children and families in both indoor and outdoor environments. Transportation supports the safe and efficient movement of children from one point to another.
Explore the specific regulations in the Head Start Act and the Head Start Program Performance Standards that grantees should consider when they want to purchase, construct, or renovate a facility using Head Start grant funds. Use this facilities guidance resource to support the development and analysis of facilities applications in regard to these regulations.
A program’s physical environment supports the quality and quantity of the services it provides. Browse facilities resources that help programs create environments that are conducive to learning.
A bond is a financial guarantee by a surety company that work will be completed as described in a contract. This resource can be used by program directors and their facilities planning teams to understand the relevant requirements for bonding. Most construction contractors are familiar with the process of obtaining surety bonds.
Explore the budgeting sources, safety guidelines, and regulations grantees should consider when they want to purchase, construct, or renovate a facility.