Headstart Program

Our Goals

To Provide Aboriginal pre-schoolers with a "Head Start," prior to entering the regular school system. To encourage and empower parents to be the prime educators in their child's life long learning process.

Who may attend:

Aboriginal (First Nations, M├ętis & Inuit) children ages 3 or 4 years old.
Parents must have completed registration and orientation with a staff member

Program Operations

This program is funded by Health Canada and is provided at no cost to the children and their families.


The program operates Monday to Thursday. There are two sessions of programs to choose from - Morning (9:00 to 11:15 AM) or Afternoon (12:30 to 3:00 PM)


Children are transported to and from the program.

Our focus is:

Parental Involvement
Culture & Language
Health Promotion
Social Support

"Because all people are equal"

For more information

If you are interested in placing your child in this program, or would like more information, please call the Dauphin Friendship Centre at 638-5707 and speak with either the Program Coordinator or the Family Support Worker for Little Steps