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School Re-Entry and FAQs

Based on the Executive Order Amendment #4, revisions are being made to the Schools Re-entry guidance. A new document will be posted as soon as it is finalized.

Tue Jun 15 01:01 PM

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Calling All Native Artists!

The National Indian Head Start Directors Association (NIHSDA) is giving artists a place to promote their products. We welcome Indigenous artists from all backgrounds to post their work for sale on the NIHSDA virtual platform page for FREE.

Mon Jun 14 12:04 PM

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DEC June 2021 Newsletter

30 Pages of Events and News for DEC Students and Parents

Mon Jun 07 11:56 AM

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DEC staff reaching great heights!

Two staff members have achieved degrees and are on the honor roll!

Tue Jun 01 02:14 PM

Giving our youngest the best beginning.

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Diaper Distribution Date
June 16

Distribution times will be from 8:00am – 3:00pm.  Parents will need to call 5 minutes before arriving to pick up diapers or pull-ups. Diapers/pull-ups will be left on the porch area of the front office for parents to pick up.  Thanks.

ACL WIC Program is continually accepting NEW and FORMER Participants.

Call the office to schedule an appointment or if you would like more information at 505-552-6067/6068

 We serve prenatal, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infant, and children five and younger.

Please provide proof of income, residency & identity for the applicant.

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Contact information regarding the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) cards:

Contact numbers:
HSD Hotline- 1-800-283-4465
PED Hotline- 1-505-660-4822
FIS number- 1-800-843-8303 (card replacements)

Website links for P-EBT information:
HSD Website: https://bit.ly/3kWZy4E
PED Website Link to HSD: http://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/ 
(Pandemic EBT which is under Important information and quick links)

 

GCCS: Free Virtual Child Find -- Screening for Ages 3-21

Your child’s skill development will be screened in each of the following areas:

  • Language and communication skill development
  • Cognition, problem solving, memory and thinking skills
  • Social Behavior
  • Motor (muscle and coordination) skills

If you suspect a disability, delay, or giftedness with your child and you would like to have your child’s skills screened, call Amanda at 505-933-9199 to begin the screening process. All screenings are free. Parents will be informed of screening results at the conclusion of the screening session.

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CHILDREN IN EARLY HEAD START
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CHILDREN IN HOME BASE

The mission of the Division of Early Childhood is to celebrate and support the diversity of families through services, which are family-driven, coordinated, integrated, culturally appropriate and comprehensive.