Page 11 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2016
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Keep in LEFT: The
contact Chehalis tribal
with kids Education
Now that school has and Youth
started, the Chehalis Tribal Center helped
Early Learning Program families
wants to make sure you have prepare for
all the necessary contact school with
information for those in supplies and
charge of your children. information
Aug. 17.
Head Start and Early BELOW:
Head Start hours: 8 a.m.- Behavioral
3 p.m. Monday-Thursday Health
Child care hours: staff provided
3-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, services on
7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday relationships,
teen dating
Center main line: violence,
360-273-5514 chemical
Director: 360-709-1871 and mental
HEAD START health.
Back to school in style
Chehalis River Room:
360-709-1883 On Aug. 17, Chehalis tribal staff manned obstacle courses, and a delightful treat of cotton
programs coordinated a huge inflatable slides and other candy served by summer youth
Satsop River Room: back-to-school event filled with activities. They provided a safe workers. It was a fantastic way
360-709-1885 information for adults and fun and fun experience that both to say goodbye to summer and
activities for children. Programs children and adults enjoyed. hello to a new school year. Many
Black River Room: shared resources to assist tribal thanks for all of the help!
360-709-1882 family needs. What’s better than a
EARLY HEAD START water slide on a hot day? The Thanks to other programs
CLASSROOMS The Education Department rock-climbing wall looked involved:
and the Youth Center gave intimidating for those who are
Davis Creek Room: kids supplies for the upcoming afraid of heights. However, n Vocation Rehabilitation
360-709-1625 school year and explained their some of the children shimmied Program staff
program to parents. They assist right up to the top. They pushed
Harris Creek Room: children in achieving academic the button for the siren that n Tsapowum (Behavioral
360-709-1765 success and graduating. indicated they conquered the Health) Program
Scatter Creek Room: Extra backpacks were n Heritage & Culture
360-709-1626 donated by various programs Kids munched on popcorn Program (powwow)
to help non-tribal children that
Expectant Mothers/ come from blended families. n Summer youth workers
Home-Based Coordinator: This made sure no children n Public Safety (Bike Rodeo)
360-709-1887 were left out.

Health & Disabilities The Youth Center and the
Coordinator: 360-709-1886 Education Department handed
Bus No. 1 – 360-489-5139 out gift cards to help families
purchase school supplies and
Family Services clothing. Backpacks also were
Coordinator: 360-709-1629 given to carry their supplies.
Bus No. 2 – 360-480-8045 Yes, it was a huge score. After
finishing sign-ups, children
scampered off to see what
else was going on around the

Merry Makers was hired
to enhance the event. Their
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