Mission and Goals


YNHS implements quality early childhood education, culture, language, and continuous support to empower diverse Native children and families.



-To enhance/create/promote lifelong learners, love of learning

-To meet Head Start Performance Standards, H.S. Act, and H.S. Outcomes

-Increase preservation of the Yakama Culture and revitalization of language

-Increase parent participation and involvement



-Maintain 85% attendance

-Serve economically challenged children and families

-Provide high quality services for disabilities

-Implementation of services for 171 children

-Providing positive learning experiences

-The program will engage parents, families and community members and/or organizations