About

Who We Are

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Our Vision:

An engaged community with sustained, comprehensive and collaborative strategies to support meaningful family engagement for the health and well-being of children prenatal to age eight.

Our Mission:

To ensure focused efforts on coordinated and comprehensive systems of care to best meet the needs of families, women and children, prenatal to age eight.

Guiding Principles:

  • We invest in prevention and early intervention.
  • We believe parents are the first and primary caregivers and teachers in their children’s lives and must be included in any plan for services.
  • We believe coordinated community efforts must be directed to improving the lives of children in Great Falls.
  • We believe comprehensive, easily accessible and coordinated early childhood education services and programs are vital.
  • We believe that empowering and educating parents and caregivers will facilitate positive interaction and examples for children.
  • We believe community organizations must work together to enhance children’s readiness for school.
  • We believe it is important for the community to prioritize and support early childhood education, services and interventions.