Westmoreland Community Action

Overview

The program is FREE and applications can be completed year round.  Our Early Childhood programs for children, birth to 5, include Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Counts.  These programs support parent and family engagement, optimal child growth and development, and school readiness. To qualify for these programs, families must be residents of Westmoreland County, have children 0-5 years of age and must meet income guidelines.

Locations of  Head Start and Pre-k Counts classrooms:
BELLE VERNON – HEAD START
Rostraver Elementary School
300 Crest Avenue
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
DERRY – HEAD START
Grandview Elementary School
188 Recreation Road
Derry, PA 15627
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
DONEGAL – HEAD START
Old Donegal Boro School Bldg.
340 Church Street
Donegal, PA 15628
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
GREENSBURG – HEAD START
Amos K. Hutchinson Elementary School
810 Welty Street
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
GREENSBURG – HEAD START
Clairview IU School
215 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
GREENSBURG/HEMPFIELD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT – HEAD START
Fort Allen Elementary School
560 Baltzer Meyer Pike
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
GREENSBURG/HEMPFIELD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT – HEAD START
Maxwell Elementary School
1101 Old Salem Rd
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
JEANNETTE – HEAD START
McKee Middle School
1000 Lowry Avenue
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
KISKI/VANDERGRIFT – HEAD START
North Primary School
1048 School Road
Leechburg, PA 15656
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
LATROBE – HEAD START
Trinity Lutheran Church
331 Weldon St.
Latrobe, PA 15650
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
MONESSEN SCHOOL DISTRICT – HEAD START
Monessen Elementary Center
1275 Rostraver Street
Monessen, PA 15062
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
NEW KENSINGTON – HEAD START
1049 Fifth Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
NORWIN/IRWIN – HEAD START
Circleville Methodist Church
11600 Parkway Drive
N. Huntingdon, PA 15642
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
PENN TRAFFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT – HEAD START
McCullough Elementary School
213 Watt Rd.
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
RUFFSDALE/SOUTHMORELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT – HEAD START
Ruffsdale Elementary School
842 State Road 31
Ruffsdale, PA 15679
724-834-1260 ext. 4121

DONEGAL/MT. PLEASANT AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT – PRE-K COUNTS
Old Donegal Boro School Bldg.
340 Church Street
Donegal, PA 15628
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
HERMINIE/YOUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT – PRE-K COUNTS
H.W. Good Elementary School
1464 Herminie West Newton Rd.
Herminie, PA 15637
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
IRWIN/PENN TRAFFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT – PRE-K COUNTS
Sunrise Estates Elementary School
171 Sunrise Drive
Irwin, PA 15642
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
JEANNETTE – PRE-K COUNTS
Sacred Heart Church School
320 N 7th Street
Jeannette, PA 15644
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
NEW ALEXANDRIA/GREENSBURG SALEM SCHOOL DISTRICT – PRE-K COUNTS
James H. Metzgar Elementary School
140 C C Hall Drive
New Alexandria, PA 15670
724-834-1260 ext. 4121
WEST NEWTON/YOUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT – PRE-K COUNTS
West Newton Elementary School
1208 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089
724-834-1260 ext. 4121

To learn more about Head Start contact headstart@westmorelandca.org or call 724-834-1260 ext. 4121

EARLY HEAD START – WESTMORELAND COUNTY (all areas)

This 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. 4168.

Primary Contact

Name: Tammy Patterson
Title: VP Children & Family Services
Address: 226 South Maple Avenue

Greensburg PA 15601
Phone: 7248341260
Fax:
Email: headstart@westmorelandca.org http://westmorelandca.org/early-childhood-education/
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Head Start/Early Head Start of Fayette County

Overview

Primary Contact

Name: Shujuane Martin
Title: Vice President of Early Childhood
Address: PIC of Westmoreland/Fayette, Inc.
219 Donohoe Road
Greensburg PA 15601
Phone: 7248362600
Fax: 7248364588
Email: SMartin@privateindustrycouncil.com

Primary Contact

Name: Tonya Heider
Title: Director of HS/EHS
Address: 112 Commonwealth Drive

Lemont Furnace PA 15456
Phone: 7244304818
Fax: 7244304827
Email: tgroves-pierce@privateindustrycouncil.com http://privateindustrycouncil.com/
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