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Early Childhood Education

To see a Directory of our Head Start and Pre-K Counts locations, please click here.

To see a Map of our Head Start and Pre-K Counts locations, please click here.

 


Head Start

The program is FREE and applications can be completed year round.  Head Start serves children, ages 3-5, and their families in both center and home-based program options.  This program provides pre-Kindergarten learning experiences for young children to help prepare them for a smooth transition into Kindergarten.  The overall goal is to promote school readiness.  Comprehensive programming is provided through:gbg-1-doctors-day-girls-w-stuffed-animal

  • Education & Early Childhood Development
  • Family & Community Engagement
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Early Childhood Mental Health & Disabilities

Transportation is not provided.

Center Operations:  Monday through Friday, 6 hours per day

Locations of classrooms:

 

BELLE VERNON
Rostraver Elementary School
300 Crest Avenue
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
724-929-8883 ext. 5110
724-834-1260 ext. 121
DERRY
Grandview Elementary School
188 Recreation Road
Derry, PA 15627
724-694-4236
724-834-1260 ext. 121
DONEGAL
Old Donegal Boro School Bldg.
340 Church Street
Donegal, PA 15628
724-593-2255
724-834-1260 ext. 121
GREENSBURG
Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School
810 Welty Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1260 ext. 121
GREENSBURG
Clairview IU School
215 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-836-2460
724-834-1260 ext. 121
GREENSBURG/HEMPFIELD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Fort Allen Elementary School
560 Baltzer Meyer Pike
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-850-2501
724-834-1260 ext. 121
GREENSBURG/HEMPFIELD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Maxwell Elementary School
1101 Old Salem Rd
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-850-3500 ext. 3513
724-834-1260 ext. 121
JEANNETTE
McKee Middle School
1000 Lowry Avenue
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-523-5498
724-834-1260 ext. 121
KISKI/VANDERGRIFT
North Primary School
1048 School Road
Leechburg, PA 15656
878-302-4160
724-834-1260 ext. 121
LATROBE
Trinity Lutheran Church
331 Weldon St.
Latrobe, PA 15650
724-537-0970
724-834-1260 ext. 121
MONESSEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
Monessen Elementary Center
1275 Rostraver Street
Monessen, PA 15062
724-834-1260 ext. 121
NEW KENSINGTON
1049 Fifth Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068
724-337-1130
724-834-1260 ext. 121
NORWIN/IRWIN
Circleville Methodist Church
11600 Parkway Drive
N. Huntingdon, PA 15642
724-863-1353
724-834-1260 ext. 121
PENN TRAFFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
McCullough Elementary School
213 Watt Rd.
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-834-1260 ext. 121
RUFFSDALE/SOUTHMORELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT
Ruffsdale Elementary School
842 State Road 31
Ruffsdale, PA 15679
724-925-1148
724-834-1260 ext. 121
Contact Us

To learn more about Head Start contact headstart@westmorelandca.org or call 724-834-1260 ext. 121.


Homebased Head Start Services

Head Start services are provided in the family’s home and at various locations in Westmoreland County.

Contact Us

To learn more about Homebased Head Start services contact headstart@westmorelandca.org or call 724-834-1260 ext. 121.

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Early Head Start

The program is FREE and applications can be completed year round.  Early Head Start offers many services to help pregnant women and families with children under the age of three meet the medical, physical, emotional and developmental needs of their infant or toddler.

Early Head Start offers:
  • Parenting education and support
  • Child development assessment
  • Developmentally appropriate activitieskid boy and mother playing together with cup toys
  • Family activities
  • Weekly home-based services
  • Socialization experiences for both parent and child
  • Referrals to community resources
Early Head Start Eligibility

Families must:

  • Be residents of Westmoreland County
  • Must be expecting a baby OR have a child under age 3
  • Meet income eligibility requirements OR have a child with special needs

You may qualify if you make less than the 100% column for your family size on the Federal Poverty Guidelines.  Download the guidelines and compare your income to the 100% column.

Locations

Early Head Start services are provided in the family’s home and at various locations in Westmoreland County.

Contact Us

To learn more about Early Head Start contact headstart@westmorelandca.org or call 724-834-1260 ext. 168.

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Pre-K Counts

The program is FREE and applications can be completed year round.  Pre-K Counts serves children 3-5 years old. This program provides high quality pre-Kindergarten learning experiences for young children to help prepare them for a smooth transition into Kindergarten.

You may qualify if you make less than the 300% amounts for your family size on the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Download the guidelines and compare your income to the 300% amounts.

Center Operations:  Monday through Friday, 6 hours per day

Transportation is not provided.

Locations of classrooms:

 

DONEGAL/MT. PLEASANT AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Old Donegal Boro School Bldg.
340 Church Street
Donegal, PA 15628
724-593-2255
724-834-1260 ext. 121
HERMINIE/YOUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
H.W. Good Elementary School
1464 Herminie West Newton Rd.
Herminie, PA 15637
724-834-1260 ext. 121
IRWIN/PENN TRAFFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
Sunrise Estates Elementary School
171 Sunrise Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
724-864-6700
724-834-1260 ext. 121
JEANNETTE
Sacred Heart Church School
320 N 7th Street
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-834-1260 ext. 121
NEW ALEXANDRIA/GREENSBURG SALEM SCHOOL DISTRICT
James H. Metzgar Elementary School
140 C C Hall Drive
New Alexandria, PA 15670
724-834-1260 ext. 121
WEST NEWTON/YOUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
West Newton Elementary School
1208 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089
724-872-5877
724-834-1260 ext. 121

 

Contact Us

To learn more about Pre-K Counts contact headstart@westmorelandca.org or call 724-834-1260 ext. 121.

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Telephone: 724-834-1260
Toll Free Phone: 800-816-0022

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FAX: 724-838-9563

General Information:
info@WestmorelandCA.org

226 South Maple Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601

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