Members of the Early Childhood Coalition of the Greater Helena Area include local non-profit organizations, child care providers and educators, members of the business community, healthcare agencies, local government, and more.

Leadership Team

Brandi Thomas — Child Care Connections
Brie Oliver — Healthy Families Home Visiting, Lewis and Clark Public Health and President, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies
Chelsea Segrest, Acting Chair
Drenda Niemann — Community Health Promotion, Lewis and Clark Public Health
Katy Bugni — Florence Crittenton Home and Services
Maria Goebel
Mary Pat Penley — Kindergarten teacher, Jefferson Elementary School
Paula Wright — PureView Health Center
Trista Vonada — AWARE Inc.
Trina Filan, Ph.D. — Coordinator and Community Impact Coordinator, United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area

Member Organizations and Agencies

Child Care Connections
Creative Horizons
Department of Health and Human Services
East Helena School District No. 9
Family Outreach
Family Promise of Greater Helena
Florence Crittenton Home and Services
Head Start — Rocky Mountain Development Council
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies
Helena School District No. 1
Joining Community Forces Family and Youth Key Service Area
Lewis and Clark County
Lewis and Clark Public Health
Montana Association for the Education of Young Children — Helena Chapter
Pumpkin Patch Early Learning Center
Rocky Mountain Pre-School
United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area
Youth Connections Coalition
Youth Dynamics, Inc.

Many interested individuals also attend our meetings, and we welcome you!
Please join us on the second Monday of every month at Ray Bjork Learning Center, Room 6,
from 3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Check out the great information we share.