First Posted: 1/13/2008
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is currently accepting applications in Luzerne and Wyoming counties for the 2008-2009 school year. A federally- and state-funded comprehensive preschool program, Head Start gives 3 and 4 year old low-income children a chance to achieve their full potential and attain school readiness.
Free services are offered, including education, health, social services, parent involvement, nutrition, bus transportation when possible, and opportunities for children with disabilities. In addition, full-day, full-year child care partnership services are provided in West Pittston and Wilkes-Barre.
Families must meet specific criteria, including age and income eligibility to qualify. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to apply early as selection for the new school year will begin in June 2008.
To apply, or for additional information about Head Start, Pre-K Counts, or Early Head Start, please call (570) 829-6231 or toll-free 1-800-551-5829.