Why does Head Start have family support staff?
The Family Support Staff are assigned to each family to provide support and resources. Staff is available to assist families in a number of situations including setting goals. Goal can be big or small and are developed by the family to get them where they want to go. Goals can include; budgeting, repairing credit or setting up a bank account. They can also include things like education or finding or getting better employment, transportation or getting your license so you can stay in school or at work.

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1. How often does the family support staff meet with families?
2. What can I expect from my Family Support Staff
3. What can take place during a visit or the monthly phone call?
4. What if I need additional resources?
5. What is Family Service Support (FSS) and who are the Family Service Support staff?
6. What is the Family Partnership Agreement?
7. Why all the questions?
8. Why does Head Start have family support staff?
9. Why would I want to set goals?