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Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA (ACE)
ACE of NEPA - Early Learning Programs
Provides Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre K Counts programs. Offers both full day and part day center-based options.
123 Wyoming Avenue
3rd Floor, Suite 311
Scranton, PA 18503
Eligibility: Programs available for Pregnant Mother and Children Birth to 5 years. Operates under income guidelines.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Allentown School District
Allentown School District Family Centers

Family Centers, located at Jefferson and Central Elementary Schools, coordinate and facilitate a variety of support services for Allentown School District families.

Family Centers seek to ensure the healthy growth and development of children by coordinating a wide variety of support services for families in the communities in which they live.

These services include:
- Parent Support and Child Development Education
- Pediatric Health Services
- Healthy After-School and Summer Activities
- Family Preservation Services
- Education and Employment-Related Services

Family Development Specialist certified in parent education home visits meet groups of parent sand provide assessments and support to parents for their children from pregnancy through kindergarten. They facilitate access to needed services and coordinate case management services.

Health centers are also located in the elementary schools served by the Family Centers.

Collaborative partners representing health, communities of faith, education, business, government and community based organizations join in efforts to improve the lives of children and their families.

Central Family Center
Central Elementary School
829 Turner St, Allentown, PA 18102
484-765-4813
Food bank: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4:00-5:30pm
Clothing Closet: Tuesdays, 9:00pm-9:30am and Thursdays 1:45pm to 2:15pm
Call for summer hours

Jefferson Family Center
Jefferson Elementary School
750 St. John Street, Allentown, PA 18103
484-765-4429
Food Bank and Clothing Closet: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Call for summer hours

Mosser Village Family Center
614 South Carlisle Street, Allentown, PA 18109
610-820-9927 or 610-820-5504
Call for information
31 South Penn Street
Allentown, PA 18105
Eligibility: Allentown School District students and families. Varies by services.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
BCAP - Family Services
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Office currently operating on an Appointment Only basis.


Family Center- Helping Parents Prepare Children for School and Life
* The Family Center provides assistance to families with young children ages pre-natal to 5 years in Berks County. Family Development Specialists help parents understand the development stages their children go through to better prepare them for school and life using Evidence-Based Parents As Teachers (PAT) Born to Learn Curriculum. They work with families on parenting, child development and other issues affecting family well-being. The Family Center provides information on well baby care, infant developmental stages, using The Ages and Stages Developmental and Social Emotional Screening tools, and pre-school and kindergarten readiness. Intensive case management services are offered as needed to families focusing on all areas of family growth. Specialists also help families access other community-based services through the County Assistance Office. The Family Center also works with consumers involved in classroom activities in the GED Program.

S.T.E.P. Parenting Classes- Helping Moms and Dads Become Better Parents
* The Family Center has started Parenting Classes to provide tools for parents to strengthen their parenting skills using the Evidence-Based Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) Curriculum. Classes are offered in the BCAP offices in English and Spanish. Students receive a certificate when they complete the program. Call for dates and times of newly formed classes.

Pre-K Counts- Child Development Programs for Children Ages 3-5
* The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is committed to ensuring that all children begin school ready to learn and are ready to have success in their schooling careers, as life-long learners, and productive citizens. The purpose of PA Pre-K Counts is to expand the number of children who have the opportunity to experience a high-quality Pre-K program. The high standards for the program help prepare young children for school and help close the achievement gap between groups of students in the K-12 educational system. Early education through PA Pre-K Counts can open the doors of opportunity for every child to do well in school, in the workforce, and in life. PA Pre-K Counts is designed to offer a high quality pre-kindergarten learning experience to more 3 and 4 years-olds in Pennsylvania, free of charge to families between the income guidelines of 130% – 300%.

Promoting Responsible Fatherhood- Helping Men Become Better Fathers
* Studies show that children who have a strong and nurturing relationship with their fathers are more likely to be successful in life. The Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Program is dedicated to supporting, counseling and challenging fathers to become strong and positive influences within their families. Fathers may achieve their goals by attending monthly seminars and workshops, and by participating in one-on-one counseling. The Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Program is available to all. There are no restrictions in terms of age, income, marital status, age of children, etc. The Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Resources Center is located in the BCAP offices.
645 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Berks County residents
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Berwick Area YMCA
Berwick YMCA - Child Care and Early Learning Center
YMCA Early Childcare programs strengthen families and boost youth development by offering infants, toddlers,
preschoolers and their families early learning readiness experiences and comprehensive child development
programs. Our childcare program addresses the development of young children by supporting early literacy,
brain development and healthy habit development.
With a swimming pool and gymnasium at our disposal, ours is the only center in the area that offers weekly swimming activities for preschoolers.
All children enrolled in our childcare program will be provided
breakfast, lunch and snack daily.


LOCATIONS
Berwick Area YMCA
231 W. Third Street
Berwick PA. 18603

Y Care II at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1600 Fowler Avenue
Berwick PA. 18603
231 West Third Street
Berwick, PA 18603
Eligibility: Children ages 6 weeks through 5 years.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 5:30pm
Bethlehem Area School District
Bethlehem Area School District - Family Services

Family centers provide families with a network of services accessible through local schools. Services available include healthcare services/clinics, family literacy programs, PAT (an in-home parenting program for 0-5 years old) summer recreational and enrichment programs, information and referral to other community resources.

Family Centers are located at:
Broughal Middle School 114 W Morton St, Bethlehem 18015
Donegan Elementary 1210 D 4th St, Bethlehem 18017
Marvine Elementary 1425 Livingston St, Bethlehem 18017

After school and summer programs available at some school. Parent/Community members should contact their school for information.

Community School provide support and resources to families and community members at Broughal Middle School, Donegan Elementary, Fountain Hill Elementary, Lincoln Elementary and William Penn Elementary.
1425 Livingston Street
Marvine Family Centers
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Eligibility: Families residing within the Bethlehem Area School District
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 6:00pm
Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Capital Area Head Start
Capital Area Head Start - Early Head Start Home Based Services
Provides home based services, includes health & developmental screenings, ongoing individualized educational assessment, weekly home visits, bi-monthly family days, and parent involvement opportunites.
3705 Elmwood Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Eligibility: Pregnant women and children up to 3 years old
Hours: Call for information
Capital Area Head Start
Capital Area Head Start - Preschool Center Based Services
Provides preschool education.
3705 Elmwood Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Eligibility: Call for information
Hours: Call for information
Carbon County Right From The Start
Carbon County Right From The Start
Home visit parent education child development program from prenatal to kindergarten entry.
410 Center Avenue
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Eligibility: Carbon County residents
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Caring Center
Caring Center - Pre-Kindergarten Program
With a staff ratio of one teacher for ten pre-schoolers, activities develop fine and gross motor skills, cognitive skills, pre-writing, language reception and expression, and social behavior.
3101 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Carlisle Early Education Center
Carlisle Early Education Center
Day care for children infant through preschool. Summer school-age program. United Way Scholarships are available.
100 East Pomfret Street
Carlisle , PA 17013
Eligibility: Any child infant and older
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 5:30pm
Casa San Jose
Casa San Jose - Latin Community Resource Center
Casa San Jose is a community resource center that advocates for and empowers Latinos by promoting integration and self-sufficiency.
It provides social services to the growing population of Latino immigrants in and out of Allegheny County. Provides aid to Latino families based on their individual needs and youth tutoring and mentoring.
2116 Broadway Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Eligibility: Limited English, Spanish-speaking
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
CenClear
CenClear - Pre-K Counts
Pre–K Counts is funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Education and provides 3-5 year olds with high-quality preschool classes. Classes provide a qualified teacher and teacher’s aide, small class sizes, a curriculum that is aligned with the Pennsylvania Early Leaning Standards and regular assessment of the children’s progress. These quality expectations will ensure that the children enrolled have a high-quality early learning experience. Parents provide transportation.
50 Bigler Road
Bigler, PA 16825
Eligibility: Children must meet age requirements of the program based on the school district's guidelines.
Must meet financial guidelines of the program (up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level)
Hours: Monday through Friday; 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) - Pre-K Counts
Pre-kindergarten programming with a focus on children who are at risk for academic failure. Services are provided by certified teachers at no charge and support the inclusion of children with diverse needs. Pre-K Counts is a kindergarten readiness programs for 3-, 4- and 5-year olds who are not yet enrolled in school. Services are available five days a week during the school year.

Administered at eight local school districts.

Central Columbia
Central Columbia Elementary School

Line Mountain
Line Mountain Elementary School

Millville Area
Millville Elementary School

Milton Area
Milton Area High School

Shikellamy
Grace S. Beck Elementary School

Southern Columbia Area
G.C. Hartman Elementary School

Warrior Run
Watsontown Elementary School

Berwick
Nescopeck Elementary School
90 Lawton Lane
Milton, PA 17847
Hours: CSIU Main Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Child Advocates of Blair County
Child Advocates of Blair County School Readiness Programs
Programs that prepare children, usually age three to five years, to succeed in school. CABC is the grantee for the county's Head Start program as well as one of several grantees for the PA Pre-K Counts program.
319 Sycamore Street
Altoona, PA 16602
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Child Development Centers
Child Development Centers - Cranberry - Pre-K Counts
This full-day, school-year program is intended to give children an early educational boost that will help them make a successful transition to kindergarten and elementary school.
180 Salina Road
Seneca, PA 16346
Eligibility: Preschoolers (ages 3-5)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm
Child Development Centers
Child Development Centers - Franklin School-Age Child Development Center - Pre-K Counts
This full-day, school-year program is intended to give children an early educational boost that will help them make a successful transition to kindergarten and elementary school. Grant funding covers all costs of Pre-K Counts. The program primarily is for low-income households, though families with higher incomes also may enroll their children.
614 11th Street
Franklin, PA 16323
Eligibility: Preschoolers (ages 3-5)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm
Child Development Centers
Child Development Centers - Hasson Heights Child Development Center - Pre-K Counts
Pre-K Counts is a full-day, school-year program intended to give children an early educational boost that will help them make a successful transition to kindergarten and elementary school. Grant funding covers all costs of Pre-K Counts. The program primarily is for low-income households, though families with higher incomes also may enroll their children.
255 Park Avenue
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Preschoolers (ages 3-5)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 6:00pm
Child Development Centers
Child Development Centers - Oil City Child Development Center - Head Start
Head Start is a full-day, school-year program that is intended to prepare children for a successful transition to kindergarten and elementary school. Head Start also offers many other services that support the children's health and development and family well-being.
210 East Bissell Avenue
Oil City, PA 16301
Eligibility: Preschoolers (ages 3-5)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 6:00pm
Clarion County's Promise
Clarion County's Promise - Main Office
Collaborative Coordination
, Playgroup
, Parenting
, Developmental Screens
, Prevention Programs
, Special Delivery Baskets
, Family Group/Truancy Meetings.
214 South Seventh Avenue
Suite 20
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Families in any of the Clarion County School districts with children prenatal to age 18.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County
Lancaster Family Center - Parents as Teachers
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An early childhood parent education and family support program designed to empower all parents to be their child's teacher. Provides parents with information on child development from birth to age 3 and suggests learning opportunities that encourage language, intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth.
It is a voluntary primary prevention program that offers:
- Personal Visits: Personalized home visits by certified parent educators, trained in child development to help parents understand what to expect in each stage of their child's development and offer practical tips on ways to encourage, learning to manage challenging behavior and promote strong parent-child relationships. Visits are offered bi-weekly.
- Group Meetings: Parents meet together to gain new insights and to share their experiences, common concerns and successes. Group meetings also provide families the opportunity to participate in parent-child activities. Group meetings occur on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month 10 am-12:30 pm. Lunch is provided.
- Screenings: PAT offers periodic screenings of overall development, language, hearing and vision. The goal is to detect potential problems and provide early intervention to prevent difficulties with learning in school.
- Resource Network: Helps families access other resources in the community that are available for supporting and enriching families.
601 South Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Expectant parents, parents with physical custody of children from 0 to 3 years, Resident of Lancaster City or County
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Community Prevention Partnership
Parents as Teachers
Deliver home-based Parents as Teachers services to low-income families in Berks County.
200 Penn Street
Reading, PA 19602
Eligibility: Low-income family; expectant mother or parenting a child birth through five years of age
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Community Services For Children
Community Services for Children - Early Learning Resource Center
Leads Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRCs) in 17 counties in Pennsylvania. ELRC's are the one-stop hub for early education and child care needs. Families can find early education opportunities, apply for assistance to help with child care expenses and access other resources.
Early Childhood Education programs can receive support for improving the quality of their programs. Keystone STARS is a state-wide initiative to improve and support quality improvement in early learning and school-age care and education through professional development and advocacy.

1520 Hanover Avenue
The Donley Children's Campus
Allentown, PA 18109
Eligibility: Families looking for child care services

Contact for a review of eligibility
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Apple Pie Christian Academy - Early Head Start/Head Star
Provides preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Every child has a speacially trained team who promotes school readiness by enhancing social and coginitive development. The program will help the children develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically through many new learning experiences.
18 East 8th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Eligibility: Age Requirements:
Early Head Start - 6 weeks up to age 3
Head Start- Age 3 by September 30 up to age 5
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Early Head Start/Head Start
Provides preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Every child has a speacially trained team who promotes school readiness by enhancing social and coginitive development. The program will help the children develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically through many new learning experiences.
200 Yale Avenue
Morton, PA 19070
Eligibility: Age Requirements:
Early Head Start - 6 weeks up to age 3
Head Start- Age 3 by September 30 up to age 5
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Smart From The Start - Clifton - Early Head Start/Head Start
Provides preschool children of low-income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs. Every child has a speacially trained team who promotes school readiness by enhancing social and coginitive development. The program will help the children develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically through many new learning experiences.
4 Rockbourne Road
Clifton, PA 19018
Eligibility: Age Requirements:
Early Head Start - 6 weeks up to age 3
Head Start- Age 3 by September 30 up to age 5
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Dickinson Center
Dickinson Center - LIFE/Incredible Years (IY) Program
The LIFE (Living in Family Environment) program serves elementary age students. The LIFE program is a school-based prevention program that provides goal-oriented services to students and their families. Program Caseworkers are based directly in the elementary schools. Work with students, parents and classroom teachers to develop support plans to address behavioral, emotional, social, and/or academic concerns.
Examples of support plan goals include (but are not limited to):
Coping with anxiety, grief & loss, social skills, study skills, parent separation/divorce, organization, self-esteem and problem-solving. To provide an open, honest, and collaborative network of communication between the school and the family. LIFE Caseworkers also provide classroom-based lessons within the schools they serve. Lessons include (but are not limited to) facilitation of the Incredible Years (IY) curriculum. IY is an evidence-based program designed to promote social and emotional competence. Research has shown that IY facilitation to young children decreases risky behaviors such as delinquency, violence, and substance abuse later in life. The IY curriculum is incorporated into the LIFE program for students in kindergarten, first and second grades.
4 Erie Avenue
Suite 302
Saint Marys, PA 15857
Eligibility: The LIFE program serves elementary age students in Elk and Cameron counties and is provided at no cost to families.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Elizabeth Seton Center
Elizabeth Seton Center - Children's Center
Seton Center has a Child Care program that serves children from 6 weeks old to 12 years old with infant/toddler care, a Pre-K program, and a school-age program. The center is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and has a STAR 4 rating from PA Keystone Stars. For information, contact the center or PA DHS Early Learning Resource Centers (ELRC).
1900 Pioneer Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm
Faith Presbyterian Church
Faith Presbyterian Church - Northwood Nursery school
Early childhood development program. We have 5, 3, and 2 day programs.
1801 Colonial Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Eligibility: Must be 3 or 4 years of age.
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 3:30pm; Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm
Family Connection of Easton
Family Connection of Easton - Transition Initiative
A community-wide initiative to improve communication, access to information and resources, and coordination of services so that there is a seamless transition of students from preschool or home to kindergarten.

In addition, they support the transition from elementary to middle school with a summer transition camp for rising EASD 6th grade students

723 Coal Street
Cheston Elementary School
Easton, PA 18042
Eligibility: Children transitioning into Kindergarten in EASD
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Family Connection of Easton
Family Connection of Easton - Early Childhood Home Visitation
ParentChild+ : A home-based literacy program that prepares children and families for school success. Family literacy specialists visit participants’ homes twice a week for two years. During each visit, staff use books, toys, and games to model for the parent or caregiver how to help their child learn how to read, count, and identify objects. Families keep the educational materials so that learning continues in the home after the visit is over. In addition to home visits, families explore the community through group events.
723 Coal Street
Cheston Elementary School
Easton, PA 18042
Eligibility: Children between 18 months and three years old who live in the EASD sending area are eligible to enroll in the program
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
First Start Partnerships for Children and Families
First Start Partnerships for Children and Families - Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K Counts
Provides Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K Counts services. Offers a Home Visiting program with weekly visits to pregnant mothers and/or children up to age three to support them in parenting and other goals.
290 West Washington Street
1438 Excel Avenue
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Income and your child’s age are the primary ways to qualify for our free programs. You may also qualify for other reasons, so we encourage all families to complete the application, regardless of income. Must reside in Franklin County. Early Head Start (pregnant women and children ages 0-3, up to 100% of federal poverty guidelines), Head Start (ages 3-5, up to 100% of federal poverty guidelines) and Pre-K Counts (ages 3-5 up to 300% of federal poverty guidelines).
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Greater Nanticoke Area School District
Greater Nanticoke Area Family Center - Parents As Teachers (PAT)
Home visit program for children, ages birth to 5, and their parents. Pre-natal services are also available. Provides an evidence-based home visiting model which stresses the importance of a parent's role as the primary teacher for their child. Home visits take place one time a month. Home visits include lessons in parenting skills and education as well as information and referrals for other identified needs in the household. Additionally, weekly parent-child group communication meetings are offered. Group meetings offer participating families to continue to work on their parent-child interaction skills as well as meeting with and socializing with other parents in programming. No eligiblity requirements apply and enrollment is free. Agency referrals and self referrals are accepted. Participants must be residents of Luzerne county.
513 Kosciuszko Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Eligibility: Parents with children, ages birth to 5 years.
Hours: Home visits as scheduled.
Greater Nanticoke Area School District
Pre-K Counts - Greater Nanticoke Area Family Center
Classrooms experience for 3 and 4 year old children whose family incomes meet or exceed Head Start limits. Services are offered in the Kennedy Early Childhood Center for eligible students in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District. Curriculum focuses on school readiness skills. Transportation is not provided.
513 Kosciuszko Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Eligibility: 3 and 4 years olds. Income guidelines apply.
Hours: School year calendar.
Heritage Community Initiatives
Heritage Community Initiatives - 4 Kids Early Learning Center
-Highest quality early learning program five days per week for children from birth through 5 years. -Wrap Around Care for PreK students.
-Classrooms staffed by professional educators.
-Keystone STAR 4 program licensed by PA DHS
-Nutritious meals made in house by Heritage Nutrition Services
820 Braddock Avenue
Braddock, PA 15104
Eligibility: Service for children six weeks through five years old
Hours: 4 Kids Early Learning Center is open 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
Closed New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, the 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
Hope Partnership for Education
Hope Partnership for Education - Middle School
Strong academic programs are critical to the success of Hope Partnership for Education. An important part of our mission is to prepare students for acceptance into the high schools that best match their potential. Most students enter Hope Partnership several grade levels behind in all subject areas. In order to provide students with the extra support that they require, Hope operates an extended day/extended year model 11 hours a day, 11 months a year. Beyond its academic program, the school offers enrichment activities, one to one tutoring, and community service projects in order to foster the personal and intellectual development of all its students.
2601 North 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:15am-5:00pm
Hope Partnership for Education
Hope Partnership for Education - High School Support Program
Our High School Support Program focuses on successfully transitioning students into quality high schools which meet their potential. It offers assistance in choosing and being accepted into high school, academic and social support for students throughout their high school years and aid in choosing, applying for and meeting the requirements for college acceptance or successful entrance into the world of work.
2601 North 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
Eligibility: Graduate Support Students must be a graduate of Hope's Middle School.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-7pm
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Jewish Community Center - Early Childhood Development - Squirrel Hill
For children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Children learn in a safe, secure environment with caring, professionally-certified, emotionally supportive adults. Please see JCC website at jccpgh.org for complete information.
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Eligibility: Serves all ages and people of all faiths.
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 9:30pm
Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
Keystone Opportunity Center
Keystone Opportunity Center - Family Literacy Program
Addresses the literacy needs of the entire family. Subjects taught integrate adult education, parenting, and early childhood education
104 Main Street
Souderton, PA 18964
Hours: General Hours - Monday through Thursday, 9:00amto 4:00pm
Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Class Hours Vary, Call for information
Latino Community Center
Latino Community Center - ParentChild+
ParentChild+ is an early childhood home visiting program for families with children aged 2-4. PC+ focuses on early literacy and school readiness, using education to break the cycle of poverty for families. Participation in PC+ involves committing to two 30-minute home visits each week - during the first weekly visit families receive an educational book or toy, which the child development specialist supports them in using with the child. The second weekly visit reinforces and builds on the skills.
212 9th Street
5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Eligibility: Spanish-speaking families with children aged 2-4
Hours: Scheduling of PC+ is based on the family and Child Development Specialist’s availability
Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Early Learning Program
The ELTF coordinates efforts between school districts and early learning practitioners regarding the transitioning of children from pre-k to Kindergarten, education for parents on the early learning of children and ways employers can support their employees with early care and education decisions for their children, and education about the Keystone STARS rating systems.
241 West Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Eligibility: Birth to age 3, continuing through age four.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Lifesteps
Lifesteps - Pre-K Counts - Armstrong
Pre-K Counts classrooms are designed for children between age 3 and until they are eligible to enter kindergarten, who are at risk of school failure, either because of income level, language barriers, cultural, or special needs issues. Pre-K Counts classrooms have small class sizes (20 or fewer children), a curriculum aligned with the Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards, and regular assessment of each child’s progress and the quality of the program. Prepares children for reading and math through a structured curriculum, but also teaches children to pay attention, follow directions, and get along with others. Full and half day sessions available.
383 New Castle Road
Butler, PA 16001
Eligibility: Children ages 3-5 years. Must be 3 years old by the Kindergarten cut-off date for your school district.
Hours: Morning, afternoon, & full day sessions; 5 days per week
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Pittston Primary Center
Pittston Area School District Pre-K Counts Center is located at the
Pittston Primary Center,
210 Rock Street, Pittston,
PA 18640
.
Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
210 Rock Street
Pittston, PA 18640
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Hours: 8:00 am -3:30 pm, M-F.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Heights Center Wilkes-Barre
Heights Pre-K Center is located at the
Heights Murray Elementary
School, 1 South Sherman Street,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
1 South Sherman Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F.
Pre-K Center Hours 8:30am - 3 pm, M-F.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Church of Christ Uniting Kingston
Wyoming Valley West Pre-K Counts Center is located at
Church of Christ Uniting,
190 South Sprague Avenue,
Kingston, PA 18704.

Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
190 South Sprague Ave
Kingston, PA 18704
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F.
Center Hours: 8am - 330 pm, M-F.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Daniel J. Flood Center Wilkes-Barre
Pre-K Counts Dan Flood Center is located at
Daniel J. Flood Elementary School,
565 North Washington Stree,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705.

Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
565 North Washington Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Dodson Center Wilkes-Barre
PreK Counts Dodson Center is located at the Dodson Elementary School,
80 Jones Street,
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
. Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts.
Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
Transportation is not provided.

80 Jones Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Pre-K Counts - Fairview Elementary School - Mountaintop
Crestwood Area School District Pre-K Center is located at the
Fairview Elementary School,
117 Spruce Street
, Mountain Top, PA 18707.
Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
117 Spruce Street
Mountain Top, PA 18707
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Kistler Elementary School Wilkes Barre
Wilkes-Barre PKC is located at the
Kistler Elementary School,
301 Old River Road
, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts.
Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation is not provided.
301 Old River Road
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: Families with children 3 to 5 years who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Dallas Elementary School
Dallas Area School District Pre-K Counts - Wycallis Primary Center is located at the Dallas Elementary School,

2000 Conyngham Avenue,
Dallas, PA 18612.
Pre-K Counts is a state funded early childhood education program that provides full-day pre-kindergarten services to children ages 3 to 5 in selected area school districts. Families who meet or exceed Head Start income guidelines, up to 300 percent of the federal poverty income level, are eligible for this program. Children receive vision and hearing screenings on-site and are provided with a nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Dental, medical, immunization, and mental health referral services are also available. Curriculum focuses on school readiness and social-emotional development. Transportation services are not provided.
2000 Conyngham Avenue
Dallas, PA 18612
Eligibility: Families at or over Head Start limits.
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: 7:30-4:30 M-F
Mercy Center of the Arts
Mercy Center of the Arts - Music Together®
Licensed music and movement program for families with children. Important factors that are touched on: school readiness, family engagement, and parent-child relationships.
444 East Grandview Boulevard
Erie, PA 16504
Eligibility: Children age newborn to kindergarten.
Hours: Classes may have changed due to COVID-19.
Call or visit website for more information.
New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
NHM, Hanover, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 135 Baltimore Street
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in Hanover: Hanover, McSherrystown, Glenville, Littlestown School District or Littlestown address.

    • Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday/Thursday Evening and Saturday Morning for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Mehchanicsburg, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books
  • 5228 East Trindle Road
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    Eligibility:
  • Those living in: Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Enola, Silver Springs Township, Shiremanstown, New Kingston, Summerdale

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:

      1 person household making under $24,980

      2 person household making under $33,820

      3 person household making under $42,660

      4 person household making under $51,500

      5 person household making under $60,340

      6 person household making under $69,180

      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday/Thursday Evening and Saturday Morning for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, New Oxford, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 120 North Peter Street
    New Oxford, PA 17350
    Eligibility:
  • Must have a New Oxford address: New Oxford, East Berlin, Abbottstown, Conewago Valley School District.

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm and Tuesday Evening for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, West Shore/Lemoyne, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 701 Bosler Avenue
    Lemoyne, PA 17043
    Eligibility:
  • Must live in: New Cumberland, Camp Hill, Wormleysburg, Lemoyne, Enola

    • Household Income Under 200% Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPIG).
      For 2019:
      1 person household making under $24,980
      2 person household making under $33,820
      3 person household making under $42,660
      4 person household making under $51,500
      5 person household making under $60,340
      6 person household making under $69,180
      7 person household making under $78,020
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm and 1st and 3rd Saturday 10:00am to 12:00pm by appointment for food pantry
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 62 North Main Street
    Dover, PA 17315
    Eligibility: Open to any student in the geographic area NHM Center serves.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Please, note schedule when evening classes are offered
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM - Youth Programming - Littlestown Center
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS - Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 1113 Frederick Pike
    Littlestown, PA 17340
    Eligibility: Open to any student in the geographic area NHM Center serves.
    Hours: Center Hours: Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm, Thursday 9:00am to 12:30pm & 5:00 to 7:00pm and Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm. Please, note schedule when evening classes are offered
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    We seek to serve the whole family and build a strong foundation with children from babies through the teenage years.

  • PETALS – Preschool Prep program offering parents resources and guidance for teaching their children needed skills to be ready to enter school

    • Weekly Kids Club - format of developmental activity, life skills, character building, positive adult role models, and social skills development (Evening sessions)

    • Teen Job Readiness and Employment Program in partnership with local high schools

    • Scholarships for high potential, low-income high school students to obtain college while in high school

    • Early childhood education scholarships to high quality Pre-K programs for low income kids

    • Reading Corners program, which is a co-branded United Way initiative, to offer age and developmentally appropriate books to families using our food pantries and assistance centers, and add the components of instructing families on the importance of reading and having in-center volunteers to read to children who visit our agency and match them with books

  • 99 West Church Street
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility: Open to any student in the geographic area NHM Center serves.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Please, note schedule when evening classes are offered
    ParentChild+
    ParentChild+, formerly Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP)
    Provides early literacy, school readiness supports to prepare underserved children for school and life success.

    ParentChild+ works with families with children 16 months old to 4 years of age by providing trained community-based Early Learning Specialists, who are linguistic or parents and children together. The Program provides twice-weekly home visits over the two-year program cycle and 46 books and educational toys, which are curricular items for each family, to build language, literacy and learning-rich home environments.

    ParentChild+ also connects families to other needed supports, including housing, medical and educational services.

    All ParentChild+ graduates are assisted in enrolling in high-quality preschool programs.
    Public Health Management Corporation
    1500 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Hours: Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Home Visits conducted at families convenience
    PennCares
    PennCares, Franklin County Office
    Children born with a disability are entitled to interventions that can help prepare them for success, and like all children, thrive with stimulating activities and positive relationships.

    The following services are offered though this location:

    • PennCares Early Intervention - Services for children from birth to three years of age who are evaluated and determined to have a 25% delay in any developmental area.
    • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Developmental teaching by special instructors
    • Infant massage
    550 Cleveland Avenue
    Suite 209
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Early Intervention, ages 0-3 with a 25% delay.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    PennCares
    Early Intervention Services, PennCares, Hanover Office
    Children born with a disability are entitled to interventions that can help prepare them for success, and like all children, thrive with stimulating activities and positive relationships.
    The following services are offered though this location:

    PennCares EARLY INTERVENTION- Services for children from birth to three years of 
age who are evaluated and determined to have a 25% delay in any developmental area.
  • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Developmental teaching by special instructors
    • Infant massage

      PennCares CHILD DEVELOPMENT GROUP- A unique community-integrated group of children with special needs and typically developing children between 18 months and 4 years of age. Our child development group promotes belonging, participation, and engagement of young children with and without disabilities together, in inclusive settings.

      PennCares PRESCHOOLS- Integrated preschools that allow young children with and without disabilities 
to play, develop, and learn together while promoting a sense of belonging for every child.
  • 788 Cherry Tree Court
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Eligibility: Early Intervention, ages 0-3 with a 25% delay.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    PennCares
    Early Intervention Services, PennCares, York Office
    Children born with a disability are entitled to interventions that can help prepare them for success, and like all children, thrive with stimulating activities and positive relationships.
    The following services are offered though this location:

    PennCares EARLY INTERVENTION- Services for children from birth to three years of 
age who are evaluated and determined to have a 25% delay in any developmental area.
  • Physical therapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Speech therapy
    • Developmental teaching by special instructors
    • Infant massage

      PennCares CHILD DEVELOPMENT GROUP- A unique community-integrated group of children with special needs and typically developing children between 18 months and 4 years of age. Our child development group promotes belonging, participation, and engagement of young children with and without disabilities together, in inclusive settings.

      PennCares PRESCHOOLS- Integrated preschools that allow young children with and without disabilities 
to play, develop, and learn together while promoting a sense of belonging for every child.
  • 127 West Market Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Early Intervention, ages 0-3 with a 25% delay.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    ProJeCt of Easton
    ProJeCt of Easton - Adult and Family Literacy Programs
    Offers day and evening classes in adult and family literacy, GED Preparation and English as a Second Language. Classes are held at 200 Ferry Street. Call 610-258-1100 to register.
    200 Ferry Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Individuals and families residing in the area
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Providence Connections
    Providence Connections - Family Support Center - Early Childhood Program
    Offers a clean, safe environment wherein qualified staff provides state-licensed child care for children from age six weeks to five years. Children 3-5 years-old are eligible to attend a curriculum-based preschool that helps prepare them for kindergarten. After school program offered from kindergarten to fifth grade. Large modern facility with full computer lab, outdoor play area, and gym. Breakfast, lunch, and snack included.
    3113 Brighton Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    Eligibility: Open to the public with preference to low-income households
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 6:00pm. Temporary hours during the pandemic, Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:30pm.
    Ridgeway Community Church
    Ridgeway Community Church - Nursery School
    Nursery school classes for 3 and 4 year old children held from September through May
    525 North Progress Avenue
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: Children ages 3 and 4, must be 3 by September of current year
    Hours: September through May: 4 year old am classes, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 11:30am; 3 year old classes, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 11:30am
    Saint Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church
    Preschools
    Preschool program
    4200 Carlisle Pike
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Saucon Valley Community Center
    Saucon Valley Community Center - Childcare and Early Learning Center
    Provides full and part-time childcare for children, age 18 months to kindergarten. Also provides before and after school care to children in grades K-5 attending Saucon Valley School District.
    323 Northampton Street
    Hellertown, PA 18055
    Eligibility: Children ages 18 months to kindergarten
    Hours: Daycare: 7:00am to 6:00pm
    Community center hours vary
    South Hills Interfaith Movement
    South Hills Interfaith Movement - Early Childhood Program
    SHIM's Early Childhood Program is located in the South Hills Family Center in Baldwin. SHIMâ??s program emphasizes social and emotional development of students along with exposure to arts and culture. Our ECP provides half-day instructional sessions to three- and four-year old refugee children. The three-year-old class meets twice each week, while the four-year-old class meets three times per week.
    1450 Maple Drive
    Pittsburgh, PA 15227
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    STEP, Inc.
    STEP, Inc. - Head Start Pre-K Counts Clinton & Lycoming Counties
    Provides high-quality early learning and school readiness experiences for 3 and 4-year olds in center-based classes to help them grow intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally. The program encourages parental participation in activities. Classes meet five days a week for ten months during the school year.
    2138 Boyd Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Eligibility: Preschool children in the Williamsport area in Lycoming County and the Lock Haven area in Clinton County, including those with disabilities, are eligible for enrollment. While children from low-income families are given priority, those from higher-income families may be enrolled as well.
    STEP, Inc.
    STEP, Inc. - Head Start Parent Child Home Program Clinton, Lycoming & Union Counties
    An in-home early literacy and parenting program that prepares young children for school success by increasing language and literacy skills, enhancing social-emotional development, and strengthening the parent-child relationship. During the school year, home visitors go to homes twice each week for 30 minutes and take a new book or educational toy for the child to keep. They show the parents how to use the item to promote school success.
    2138 Boyd Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Eligibility: Children 18 months through three years of age in Lycoming, Clinton and Union counties, including those with disabilities, are eligible for enrollment. While children from low-income families are given priority, those from higher-income families may be enrolled as well.
    SUMMIT Early Learning
    Summit Early Learning - Pre K Counts - Mifflin County
    Pre-K Counts preschool classes are offered in Mifflin County at Summit Early Learning - Lewistown and the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology. For children who are between ages 3 and 5 (prior to kindergarten-eligible).
    14 South Eleventh Street
    Mifflinburg, PA 17844
    Eligibility: Income eligibility is up to 300% of federal poverty guidelines. Other factors may apply. Contact for more information.
    Hours: Vary by location. Contact for more information.
    SUMMIT Early Learning
    Summit Early Learning - Pre K Counts - Union County
    Pre-K Counts preschool classes are offered in Union County at Summit Early Learning - Mifflinburg and the Mifflinburg Elementary School. For children who are between ages 3 and 5 (prior to kindergarten-eligible).
    14 South Eleventh Street
    Mifflinburg, PA 17844
    Eligibility: Income eligibility is up to 300% of federal poverty guidelines. Other factors may apply. Contact for more information.
    Hours: Vary by location. Contact for more information.
    SUMMIT Early Learning
    Summit Early Learning - Pre K Counts - Snyder County
    Pre-K Counts preschool classes are offered in Snyder County in Selinsgrove, Middleburg, and Beaver Springs. For children who are between ages 3 and 5 (prior to kindergarten-eligible).
    14 South Eleventh Street
    Mifflinburg, PA 17844
    Eligibility: Income eligibility is up to 300% of federal poverty guidelines. Other factors may apply. Contact for more information.
    Hours: Vary by location. Contact for more information.
    Titusville YMCA
    Titusville YMCA - Education Center - Tiny Footsteps Program
    Fee based Pre-School readiness program for children. Skills development and activities include: writing, color and shape recognition, alphabet cognition, story time, etc.
    528 West Main Street
    Titusville, PA 16354
    Eligibility: Children ages 3 through 5.
    Hours: Call for information
    Trying Together
    Trying Together
    Trying Together supports high-quality care and education for young children by providing advocacy, community resources, and professional growth opportunities for the needs and rights of children, their families, and the individuals who interact with them. Trying Together works regionally (in Southwestern Pennsylvania) and takes its expertise and models to statewide and national audiences.
    5604 Solway Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    Eligibility: Young children, their families, and early educators.
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    United Way of Franklin County
    United Way of Franklin County - Early Childhood Education
    Focuses on early childhood learning and reaching developmental benchmarks. Provides information about how to engage children with every day learning opportunities.
    182 South Second Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Parents
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    United Way of the Capital Region
    United Way of the Capital Region - Ready for School Ready to Success Program
    Engages families and children (ages 3-5) with school readiness workshops to prepare children academically and socially for school, connect families with early intervention and support services, and register students for kindergarten
    2235 Millenium Way
    Enola , PA 17025
    Eligibility: Children and parents of children ages 3-5 residing in participating school districts
    Hours: Workshop hours vary by location. Contact Amber Fields for more information.
    United Way of Wyoming Valley
    United Way of Wyoming Valley - Success by 6
    A partnership of local businesses, community social service agencies, and county government that is focused on building a comprehensive early childhood system to address the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs of children birth to age 6. This community-wide initiative, that depends on people in the community to develop strategies based on local needs to ensure children are ready to learn when they enter school. Raises awareness about early childhood development. Improving the delivery of critical services for very young children and their families and advocating for public policy that supports the community's youngest children.
    100 North Pennsylvania Avenue
    Second Floor
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Downtown YMCA - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    31 West 10th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Early Learning Center - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    3507 Poplar Street
    Erie, PA 16508
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Early Learning University - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    301 Darrow Road
    Edinboro, PA 16412
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family YMCA - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    2101 Nagle Road
    Erie, PA 16510
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - First Presbyterian Church - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    112 West 3rd Street
    Waterford, PA 16441
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Northwestern Elementary School - Pre-K Counts
    Makes pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    10450 John Williams Avenue
    Albion, PA 16401
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Summit United Methodist Church - Pre-K Counts
    The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program makes quality pre-kindergarten programs available to Pennsylvania residents at no cost to qualifying families. Full day program instructional time is 3 hours.
    1510 Townhall Road
    Erie, PA 16509
    Eligibility: Children ages 3-5. Must meet income guideline.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    YMCA of Indiana County
    YMCA of Indiana County - Big Hearts, Little Hands
    A mentoring program that is a structured and trusting relationship that brings a young person together with a caring adult who provides guidance, support and encouragement. Offers services to foster caring, competence, and confidence through emotional, social, cultural, and educational support for children between six and sixteen years of age.

    Group activities are offered to those in the program and those on the waiting list.

    BHLH collaborates with Highmark to offer KidShape, a family based weight management program.

    Volunteers are needed.
    60 North Ben Franklin Road
    Indiana, PA 15701
    Eligibility: The child must be between the ages of six and sixteen, reside in Indiana County, and be in need of additional support from a mentor and able to benefit from a one-to-one relationship with a caring adult volunteer.
    Hours: Office: 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday; volunteer hours vary
    YWCA Carlisle
    YWCA Carlisle - Preschool and Pre-K
    A program which focuses on kindergarten readiness skills.
    301 G Street
    Carlisle , PA 17013
    Eligibility:
  • Preschool - Special Time program for ages 2 and 3 year olds
    • Preschool thorugh Pre-K for ages 4 and 5 year olds
  • Hours: Regular Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00 pm (However, due to covid-19 our program is on hold)
    YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh - Homewood-Brushton Center - Pre-K Counts
    Provides early care, education, and services for infants through pre-kindergartners and their families.
    6907 Frankstown Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15208
    Eligibility: Children 0-5 years old
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh - Keystone STARS
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh serves as a partner with Butler County Children's Center (Early Learning Resource Center for Region 3) and Center for Community Action (Early Learning Resource Center for Region 6). Implements Pennsylvania's Early Learning Keys to Quality, an integrated and coordinated system of program quality improvement that supports Early Childhood Education (ECE) and School-Age Care (SAC) programs.
    305 Wood Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: DHS Certified Program
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    YWCA Westmoreland County
    YWCA Westmoreland County - Community Benefit Programs
    Provides early childhood education and child care, social and economic justice advocacy, adult continuing education, racial justice, technology education and programs, health and wellness programs, adult Literacy and ESL programs and economic justice programs (like our Thrift Shop and PA Workwear).
    424 North Main Street
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Eligibility: Each program varies
    Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    YWCA York
    YWCA, York
    The YWCA's Early Learning Center's location has the capacity to serve 246 children. This center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). NAEYC helps ensure that all of our children are safe, our teachers are well trained, and our curriculum prepares young children for school. We also are a STAR 4 (highest level) center through Keystone Stars and continue to meet the requirements of this distinction.
    320 East Market St.
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:00am to 9:00pm; Saturday, 8:00am to 1:00pm; Sunday: CLOSED
    Agency for Community Empowerment of NEPA (ACE)
    ACE of NEPA - Early Learning Programs
    Allentown School District
    Allentown School District Family Centers
    Berks Community Action Program, Inc.
    BCAP - Family Services
    Berwick Area YMCA
    Berwick YMCA - Child Care and Early Learning Center
    Bethlehem Area School District
    Bethlehem Area School District - Family Services
    Capital Area Head Start
    Capital Area Head Start - Early Head Start Home Based Services
    Carbon County Right From The Start
    Carbon County Right From The Start
    Caring Center
    Caring Center - Pre-Kindergarten Program
    Carlisle Early Education Center
    Carlisle Early Education Center
    Casa San Jose
    Casa San Jose - Latin Community Resource Center
    CenClear
    CenClear - Pre-K Counts
    Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
    Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) - Pre-K Counts
    Child Advocates of Blair County
    Child Advocates of Blair County School Readiness Programs
    Child Development Centers
    Child Development Centers - Cranberry - Pre-K Counts
    Child Development Centers
    Child Development Centers - Franklin School-Age Child Development Center - Pre-K Counts
    Child Development Centers
    Child Development Centers - Hasson Heights Child Development Center - Pre-K Counts
    Child Development Centers
    Child Development Centers - Oil City Child Development Center - Head Start
    Clarion County's Promise
    Clarion County's Promise - Main Office
    Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County
    Lancaster Family Center - Parents as Teachers
    Community Prevention Partnership
    Parents as Teachers
    Community Services For Children
    Community Services for Children - Early Learning Resource Center
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Apple Pie Christian Academy - Early Head Start/Head Star
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Early Head Start/Head Start
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit
    Delaware County Intermediate Unit - Smart From The Start - Clifton - Early Head Start/Head Start
    Dickinson Center
    Dickinson Center - LIFE/Incredible Years (IY) Program
    Elizabeth Seton Center
    Elizabeth Seton Center - Children's Center
    Faith Presbyterian Church
    Faith Presbyterian Church - Northwood Nursery school
    Family Connection of Easton
    Family Connection of Easton - Transition Initiative
    First Start Partnerships for Children and Families
    First Start Partnerships for Children and Families - Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K Counts
    Greater Nanticoke Area School District
    Greater Nanticoke Area Family Center - Parents As Teachers (PAT)
    Heritage Community Initiatives
    Heritage Community Initiatives - 4 Kids Early Learning Center
    Hope Partnership for Education
    Hope Partnership for Education - Middle School
    Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
    Jewish Community Center - Early Childhood Development - Squirrel Hill
    Keystone Opportunity Center
    Keystone Opportunity Center - Family Literacy Program
    Latino Community Center
    Latino Community Center - ParentChild+
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Early Learning Program
    Lifesteps
    Lifesteps - Pre-K Counts - Armstrong
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Pittston Primary Center
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Heights Center Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Church of Christ Uniting Kingston
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Daniel J. Flood Center Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Dodson Center Wilkes-Barre
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Pre-K Counts - Fairview Elementary School - Mountaintop
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Kistler Elementary School Wilkes Barre
    Luzerne County Head Start, Inc.- Administrative Office
    Luzerne County Head Start - Pre-K Counts - Dallas Elementary School
    Mercy Center of the Arts
    Mercy Center of the Arts - Music Together®
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Hanover, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, Mehchanicsburg, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, New Oxford, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM, West Shore/Lemoyne, Youth Programs - Education and Clubs
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    NHM - Youth Programming - Littlestown Center
    New Hope Ministries, (NHM)
    ParentChild+
    ParentChild+, formerly Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP)
    PennCares
    PennCares, Franklin County Office
    PennCares
    Early Intervention Services, PennCares, Hanover Office
    PennCares
    Early Intervention Services, PennCares, York Office
    ProJeCt of Easton
    ProJeCt of Easton - Adult and Family Literacy Programs
    Providence Connections
    Providence Connections - Family Support Center - Early Childhood Program
    Ridgeway Community Church
    Ridgeway Community Church - Nursery School
    Saint Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church
    Preschools
    Saucon Valley Community Center
    Saucon Valley Community Center - Childcare and Early Learning Center
    South Hills Interfaith Movement
    South Hills Interfaith Movement - Early Childhood Program
    STEP, Inc.
    STEP, Inc. - Head Start Pre-K Counts Clinton & Lycoming Counties
    SUMMIT Early Learning
    Summit Early Learning - Pre K Counts - Mifflin County
    Titusville YMCA
    Titusville YMCA - Education Center - Tiny Footsteps Program
    Trying Together
    Trying Together
    United Way of Franklin County
    United Way of Franklin County - Early Childhood Education
    United Way of the Capital Region
    United Way of the Capital Region - Ready for School Ready to Success Program
    United Way of Wyoming Valley
    United Way of Wyoming Valley - Success by 6
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Downtown YMCA - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Early Learning Center - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Early Learning University - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Eastside Family YMCA - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - First Presbyterian Church - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Northwestern Elementary School - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Greater Erie
    YMCA of Greater Erie - Summit United Methodist Church - Pre-K Counts
    YMCA of Indiana County
    YMCA of Indiana County - Big Hearts, Little Hands
    YWCA Carlisle
    YWCA Carlisle - Preschool and Pre-K
    YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh - Homewood-Brushton Center - Pre-K Counts
    YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
    YWCA Greater Pittsburgh - Keystone STARS
    YWCA Westmoreland County
    YWCA Westmoreland County - Community Benefit Programs
    YWCA York
    YWCA, York
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