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Early Head Start

This home-based program is for expecting mothers and children birth to three years.

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Head Start

Is a free center-based educational program offered to children ages three to five.

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Head Start centers are located in Hughes and Jones County. Head Start home based services are provided in Hyde, Stanley and Sully Counties. Early Head Start home based services are provided in Hughes, Hyde, Jones, Stanley, and Sully County.

Our Vision Statements

Oahe Child Development Center recognizes and celebrates the family through its direct and consistent involvement with the parent and child. We strongly believe parents are the primary educators of their child(ren) and the staff will support the belief that we are all learning together. This program will focus on developing self-esteem for the total family, including physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development for both the children and the parents.

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Head Start Summer Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:45 am - 3:45 pm

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Pierre Center Base Class Hours

Mon-Thur AM Class:
> 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mon-Thur PM Class:
> 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon-Thur (usually every other Fri):
> 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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HS Jones County Class Hours

Mon-Thur AM: 8:15 am - 11:45 am

Administrative Offices

P.O. Box 907
2307 E. Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 224-6603
Fax: (605) 224-0850

OCDC Irwin Building

2506 E Irwin St, Pierre, SD 57501

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