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Head Start - Elk 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
814-781-6666
Address
Elk County Area Home Base
North Star Properties
513 Arch St.
St. Marys, PA 15857
County
Elk
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 St. Marys Center site (at 513 E. Arch St.) 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.]