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Headstart programs are now enrolling for upcoming year


The Allegheny County Department of Human Services in partnership with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Pittsburgh Public Schools and Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, is currently enrolling children in Head Start for the upcoming school year.

Head Start, a federal and state funded program, provides children, three to five years of age, with flexible programming designed to promote kindergarten readiness.

Programming includes language development, pre-reading, pre-math, writing and social skills while involving parents in the process. Head Start provides free quality early education services to families who meet the required federal guidelines. Parents of children with special needs are encouraged to enroll.

To enroll a child in Head Start or for more information, call 1-866-214-KIDS (5437). For additional information about Head Start and other early childhood education programs offered by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, visit:


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