NESD Head Start, located in Aberdeen, S.D., is a social service and welfare organization. It provides educational programs, resources and support services to children and families. The organization provides educational, health and social services for preschool children from low-income families. It encourages parental involvement in all aspects of the program and addresses the individual needs of each child. Its Mobridge Center provides planned activities in large and small groups and organizes parent meetings monthly. It also addresses the social, intellectual and physical needs of children and helps in the development process through a wide range of learning experiences. Additionally, it provides an organized health plan that includes screening, growth assessment and treatment for vision and hearing impairments. It also provides dental services and immunizations for children and provides follow-up treatment for identified health problems. Additionally, it provides nutritional counseling and mental health and psychological services to children and families.