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.
A program’s physical environment supports the quality and quantity of the services it provides. Browse facilities resources that helpprograms create environments that are conducive to learning. Explore resources about adhering to safety guidelines for designing, constructing, and maintaining healthy classrooms and playgrounds. Also, find materials that outline the procedures for applying for funds to purchase, construct, or make major renovations to facilities that operate Head Start programs. This includes the measures that must be taken to protect the federal interest in such facilities.
Consider these five steps as you navigate the insurance claim process.
Learn how a comprehensive risk assessment can help you prepare your facility to protect children and staff during a natural disaster.
Learn about the important role communication plays in a multi-tiered emergency response system.
Use these five key steps as you implement your disaster management plan.
Implement these four steps as your program responds to a natural disaster.
Learn how to establish resilient facilities that prioritize the safety of children and staff and ensure the prompt resumption of Head Start program services.
Learn how to ensure drinking water quality during and after extended closures.
Watch this video to learn how polices and protocols on facilities safety can reduce accidents and injuries in early education settings.
Learn about the laws and regulations grantees must comply with and the forms they must complete when they acquire, construct, or renovate property with federal funds.