Head Start Preschool Program

Oki! The Siksika Head Start Program is a comprehensive early childhood development program for preschool aged children (3-4 years old) living on Siksika Nation.

To contact Siksika’s Head Start Preschool Program, please call 403-734-5755.

Hours of operation are 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Head Start is a holistic early intervention program that addresses the needs of Siksika’s preschool (3-4 year old) children.

Head Start provides a continuum of support for children’s social, emotional, and cognitive growth and development, including:

  • Health promotion
  • Nutrition
  • Preschool education (early literacy and math skills)
  • Social interaction
  • Parent/child interaction and parenting skills
  • Culture and language
  • Special needs

The program operates from September to May, and a June Graduation. Two groups of preschoolers attending the program twice a week: one group from the east side of Siksika Nation, and the second group from the West side of Siksika. Classes run Monday/Wednesday and Tuesday/Thursday. Transportation is provided for the preschoolers to and from the Head Start building, and breakfast, lunch and snack are provided daily. 

Hours of Operation are from 8: 00 am – 4:30 pm,  Closed for Lunch (Noon hour) and holidays.

We welcome all Siksika Nation children and Non- Indigenous/Non-Status children that are ages 3-4 years old (must be turning 4 before second semester). You can pre-register online or visit the Siksika Head Start building for pre-registration forms. For more information contact Samantha Pretty Young Man, Siksika Head Start Coordinator.

To register fill out the form below: