Who should apply for Badlands Head Start: Prenatal to Five\'s program:       

Prenatal to preschool age children: 

  1. Early Head Start Services are for prenatal to children under 3 on Sept. 1st of the new program year. 
  2. Head Start Services are for children between the age of 3 years and under the age of 5 on Sept. 1st of the new program year.

Children with disabilities:

  1. We encourage families with children of any disability to apply.  We work closely with other providers to ensure complete service.

Families of all income levels: 

  1. All families are encouraged to apply, even though it is an income based program

How to enroll with Badlands Head Start:  Prenatal to Five:

Fill out an application: 

  1. When applying please bring verification of age and the last 12 months family income.  

Where does Badlands Head Start:  Prenatal to Five provide services?:

Head Start Centers: We have Centers in Lemmon, Bison, and Belle Fourche

Badlands Head Start does not provide transportation to centers.

  • Belle Fourche Center:     605.892.3303
  • Bison Center:                   605.244.5500
  • Lemmon Center:              605.374.3134

Home Based Services for Head Start and Early Head Start:

Home Based Head Start serves families in Butte, Harding, and Oglala Lakota/Bennett counties.

Home Based Early Head Start serves families in Butte, Harding and Perkins Counties.

  • Butte County:  (Belle Fourche Office-605.723.8837)  (Newell Office-605.456.1370)
  • Harding County:  Buffalo Office-605.375.3170
  • Oglala Lakota/Bennett Counties:  Kyle Office-605.455.2799
  • Perkins County:  Bison Office - 605.244.5500

To get information on any of Badlands Head Start sites you may call or email

Belle Fourche Office 605.723.8837
Toll Free 800.598.5859
Belle Fourche Fax 605.723.8834
Contact Email wdunn@badlandshs.org 
Website badlandshs.org 
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at https://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

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