Head Start Programs Pennsylvania Head Start Community Action Southwest

Community Action Southwest, a Head Start Program of Washington, PA

150 West Beau Street, Suite 304
Washington PA 15301-4425
Contact Phone
(724) 222-9100
Head Start • Comprehensive child development programs serving eligible children from age 3 to age 5 and their families• Child-focused with the overall goal of increasing school readiness of young children• Home visits are employed to ensure that staff is fully aware of the family needs and relevant issues• Parent involvement is a key element - parents participate in every aspect of the program, including program governance
Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply
Program Eligibility• Eligibility based on verification of the family's income according to the federal poverty guidelines and the child's age (3 to 5 non-eligible kindergarten)• Priority for 10% of the total enrollment opportunities is given to children with diagnosed disabilities• Priority for children of families identified as homeless• Available to residents of Washington and Greene Counties.Contact UsFor more information, please contact an Head Start Supervisor at:1-877-814-0788 x450 (toll free)724-222-9100 (local)
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