Best Beginnings

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2020 Plan and 2019 Accomplishments

2016-2017 Accomplishments

Leadership Team

The Best Beginnings of Yellowstone County leadership team is aligned with over twenty early childhood coalitions in the state of Montana and connected to the state Best Beginnings Advisory Council.

Full List of Leaders


Membership and Project Information

Involvement Opportunities

Involvement Form

(click on the boxes above to learn more about these projects)

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Healthy Start

First 1,000 Days

Reach Out and Read

Solving Perinatal Drug and Alcohol Use in Montana

Nurse Family Partnership

Parents as Teachers

School Readiness

School Readiness Checklist for Billings

Billings Public Library 1,000 Books before Kindergarten

Third Grade Reading Campaign

Financial Stability

Diaper Bank

"Childcare in Montana" by Amy Watson, Senior Economist for the MT Department fo Labor & Industry

Childcare in State Economies: Montana Infographic

"In Billings, Early Care Market May be an Economic-mobility Barrier" - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis article, 2019

Parent Access to Information

Bright by Text

Montana 211



For more information, contact Kristin Lundgren at or (406) 272-8505.