We Offer....

3 Year Old Pre-School

  • 4 full days per week

  • 2 free nutritious meals

  • 1 snack


4 Year Old Kindergarten (4K)

  • 4 full days per week

  • 2 free nutritious meals

  • 1 snack

  • Transportation as available


Early Head Start Home Visit Program

  • Serving pregnant women and families with infants and toddlers (0-3)

  • Two socializations per month with free nutritious snacks

  • Weekly home visits

Rice Lake Head Start
and  Early Head Start

Serving children and families in Barron County in Northwest Wisconsin


205 E. Orchard Beach Lane 

Rice Lake, WI 54868


Phone: 715-434-KIDS (5437)

Fax: 715-736-7130



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Cindy Cross

Rice Lake Center Director



Cindy Cross
Center Director
Jennifer Lorow
Center Assistant
Deb Mathews
Database Specialist
Brooke Walters
Molly Kessler
Melissa Weber
Nancy Cooper-Dunder
Teacher Assistant
Ashley Samuelson
Teacher Assistant
Kaitlynn Peichel
Teacher Assistant
Nicole Fehrman
Teacher Assistant
Trista Mattison
Teacher Assistant
Trisha Yoss
Teacher Assistant
Danielle Keller
Teacher Assistant
Santana Voight
Teacher Assistant
Joleen Edstrom
Family Resource Provider
Kelsa Wirth
Family Resource Provider
Lisa Quinn
Home Visitor
Suzie Antczak
Home Visitor
Josefina Jimenez
Ina Peterson
Cook 1
Peggy Weber
Cook 2
Kate Cunningham
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color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, SW,Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2)  fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.