Early Childhood Services Bureau
The mission of the Early Childhood Services Bureau is to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility of child care in Montana, with focused efforts on coordinated systems to best meet the needs of young children, their families, and the professionals who work on behalf of young children and families.
Best Beginnings Advisory Council serves as the comprehensive early childhood advisory council and will serve as
the collaborating entity for the early childhood system.
Best Beginnings Childcare Scholarships helps working families who qualify to find and afford high quality child care.
Best Beginnings Quality Programs promote children's learning by improving the quality of Montana's early care and education and after school programs.
Best Beginnings STARS to Quality a continuous quality improvement program for early childhood education in Montana.
Child and Adult Care Food Program provides funding for nutritious meals and snacks while children are in child care.
Head Start - State Collaboration Office effort links Head Start programs and communities through collaborative relationships.