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Head Start - Cameron County

Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program that provides education, health, and nutritional services for each enrolled child. Eligible children must be between 3 and 5 years old and meet federally established income guidelines. A variety of social services are also provided to enrolled families. A minimum of ten percent of the total enrollment is set aside to serve children with professionally diagnosed disabilities. Head Start has fourteen centers located throughout Cameron, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. [Northern Tier Community Action is a community based not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing families and individuals in Cameron, Elk, McKean & Potter Counties with resources to alleviate poverty and promote self-sufficiency.]

Basic Information

Organization
Northern Tier Community Action Corporation
Email
 
Website
http://www.ntcac.org/hs/headstart.html
Phone Number
814-486-1161
Address
Emporium Center
Woodland Elem. School
603 Woodland Ave.
P.O. Box 310
Emporium, PA 15834
County
Cameron
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Head Start has fourteen centers located throughout Cameron, Elk, McKean, and Potter counties. There are also home base projects located in Elk, McKean and Potter counties.

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Child Care
Education
  • For the Child (in schools preschools or other community setting)

Additional Comments

Headstart class hours at the Emporium Center (at Woodland Elementary School) are 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. [Information on additional services provided by the Northern Tier Community Action Corporation (for example, social services, health programs, parental involvement, etc.) can be found on the website: http://www.ntcac.org/index.html.]