Our Community Collaborations

Calais Head Start/Pre-K program is a collaboration between CFO and the Calais Public School. We offer one session of Head Start/Pre-K services at the Elementary School and another at the Washington County Community College (WCCC) with 4 year old Calais residents prioritized for enrollment. The program, housed in the public school, is staffed by both CFO and public school employees and follows Head Start Performance Standards and the State’s Early Childhood Learning Guidelines. Operates September through mid-May.

St. Croix Early Care and Education Center at Washington County Community College (WCCC) in Calais is a collaboration between CFO and WCCC to provide full-day, full-year Head Start and child care on the campus of the college with WCCC students given priority placement for services.  The program serves children ages 6 weeks to preschool age 5.

Mt View Early Care and Education Center is a collaboration between CFO and RSU 24 and housed at the Mt. View Elementary School in Sullivan. We offer one session of Head Start/Pre K services, in the morning. The program, housed in the public school, is staffed by both CFO and public school employees and follows Head Start Performance Standards and State Early Childhood Learning Guidelines. Operates September through mid-May.

Bucksport Early Care and Education Center is a collaboration between CFO and RSU 25 housed in the Jewett School.  This program is staffed by both CFO and public school employees and follows Head Start Performance Standards and the State’s Early Childhood Learning Guidelines. Operates September through mid-May.

Ellsworth Elementary Middle School Pre-K/Head Start is a collaboration between CFO and the Ellsworth School Department. It is housed at the Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. We offer one part-day session following the HS year calendar in one classroom staffed by CFO Assistant Teacher/Family Advocate (FA) and a public school certified Teacher.

MSAD #37 is a collaboration between CFO and the Milbridge and Harrington Schools. We offer one session of Head Start/Pre K services in two classrooms full-day, full school year. The program is staffed by both CFO and public school employees and follows Head Start Performance Standards and State Early Childhood Learning Guidelines.