Head Start

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi and Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. began the Pokagon Band Head Start Program in 1998.

The Inter-Tribal Council's Head Start programs are dedicated to providing and advocating for quality services through a holistic approach of developmentally-appropriate, family-centered, and culturally-relevant services to promote strong, healthy families.

Some of the services the Head Start program provides to the enrolled children and families are:

  • Physical and mental health education
  • Developmental screenings
  • Nutrition
  • Potawatomi language and culture
  • Parent participation
  • Individualization
  • Community collaboration
  • Transportation
  • Kindergarten readiness