Listen to Doctor Deborah Bergeron and Ann Linehan introducing this initiative from the Office of Head Start to support safe children, thriving staff, and strong programs.
Learn about the Safe Foundations, Healthy Futures campaign. Explore ways to create safe and nurturing settings for children to grow up healthy and be ready to succeed in school.
Use this tip sheet on mudslides and landslides to find out how to gauge risk, know what to do, and practice plans.
Use this resource for tips and resources on learning weather limits. Learn about applying sunscreen and insect repellent, staying hydrated, and playground and water safety.
Tornadoes can happen anytime. Use this tip sheet to review tornado warning signs and learn what's required of and useful for practicing your disaster plan.
Review this series of questions to assess how well your management systems ensure active supervision and child safety.
Infant caregivers can experience high levels of stress in their work. Persistent infant crying, for example, may lead caregivers to shake young infants. This can result in head trauma that can damage a baby's brain. Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.
This fact sheet provides easy tips families can use to ensure their children's health and safety at home, outside, in the water, and in a car or truck.
Children are more vulnerable than adults to the effects of cold weather. These tips will help Head Start parents and staff keep children safe, healthy, and warm in the winter.
Children learn best when they are in safe, well-supervised environments. Head Start staff can reduce the possibility of a child getting hurt when they closely observe children and respond when needed. When programs think systematically about child supervision they create safe, positive learning environments for all children.