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Lakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc.

Early Head Start

Lakes and Pines Central Office

1700 Maple Ave E, Mora, MN, 55051-1222

Distance: 1036 Miles

(320) 679-1800


Service Details


Early Head Start is a child development, health, and social service program for infants, toddlers and families with poverty-level incomes, in foster care, with special needs or experiencing homelessness.

The program helps with physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development while being responsive to ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds.
Services may include:
* Classes for children and their families
* Therapies
* Home-visiting programs

The goal is to promote child development and support mothers and fathers in their role as primary caregivers and teachers of their children.

Local Early Head Start services are delivered by public and private nonprofit and for-profit agencies.

Additional Information

Home-Based Program: For pregnant moms and families with children birth to three years old in the counties of Isanti, Chisago, Pine, and Aitkin. Families receive weekly home visits and regular socializations.
* Weekly 1 1/2 hour visits in your home jointly planned by parents and a trained Home Visitor
* Lesson plans specifically designed for you child to get him/her ready for Kindergarten
* Opportunities to interact with other parents and children in a classroom setting
* Parent meetings for sharing and planning
* Special parent-planned events


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Community Action Partnership 


Local programs determine eligibility. Their priority is to serve families with infants and toddlers most at risk. Children from birth to age three with incomes below the poverty guidelines are eligible. Children experiencing homelessness and families receiving public assistance such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are also eligible. Foster children are eligible regardless of their foster family's income.

Application Instructions

Apply with the community program closest to where you live. A program locator is available online.


Free to eligible families.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Aitkin, Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine Counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 679-1800
FAX (320) 679-4139
TDD (320) 679-1800
Toll Free (800) 832-6082

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