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Early Childhood Services Bureau

Affordable ♦ Accessible ♦ Coordinated Systems

 The Mission of the Early Childhood Services Bureau is to improve the quality, affordability and accessibility of early care and education 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.


What's New?

Upcoming June 27-28, 2019: Montana Early Childhood Tribal Language Summit

Register here or find link at the bottom of the Informational flier.

Tribal Language Summit flier

  • Room blocks are available at:
    • Nine Pipes Lodge - (406) 644-2588
    • Red Lion Polson - (406) 872-2200
      Reservations for room blocks must be made by April 26th. Please state you are attending the Summit when making your reservation.
    • On campus housing is also available. Review the registration form for more information and contacts.

Video Resources

Demonstration of Pyramid Model Practices

Civil Rights
If you believe that you have been discriminated against because of race, national origin, ethnic background, sex, religious affiliation, or disability, you have a right to file a complaint. To file a complaint of discrimination contact:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
1961 Stout Street - Room 1426
Denver, CO 80294
(303) 844-2024; (303) 844-3439 (TDD)
toll free 1-866-239-0458
(303) 844-2025 FAX
https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/filing-a-complaint/complaint-process/index.html
or
Patty Butler, Chief
DPHHS - Early Childhood Services Bureau
P.O. Box 202925
Helena MT 59620-2925