This video gives Head Start program staff resources to find strong economic mobility partners. It also explores a case study of a site-based program that partnered with a community-based organization.
These resources can help to build and strengthen partnerships with other community organizations to connect families to resources, support their interests and needs, and promote successful outcomes. Community Partnerships is one of the five program impact areas in the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework that generate positive family outcomes.
Working with local partners is a key strategy for identifying and reaching out to families experiencing homelessness.
Hear how programs can partner with community agencies to help families who face homelessness. Learn how this effort can help programs reach children and families who are in need of services.
Find resources to establish clear and sustainable partnerships in your community.
Use this resource to learn how to develop and revise memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreements with community partners.
Watch this webinar to learn how programs can partner with federal, state, and local agencies to support child development with healthy nutrition. Discover ways to build related community partnerships.
The community assessment is a way to jumpstart the program planning process. Learn how the assessment helps Head Start programs provide key services to the children and families that need them.
Explore ways to build on opportunities and meet challenges of strengthening the partnerships between Head Start and Early Head Start services and Community Action Agencies (CAA). Find out how to maximize resources and promote the best possible outcomes for families. Learn about strategies, tools, and resources for overcoming barriers to CAA collaboration and coordination.
Watch this video for promising practices from a Head Start program for migrant families in San Luis Obispo, CA. Learn ways to foster strong relationships and partnerships between families and staff. Effective partnerships support parent-child connections, family well-being, and goal-setting.