Early Head Start Home Based Programs

(Full year – pregnant women and children ages birth to 3 years)

  • 1300 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
  • 21 S. Bedford Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
  • 3705 Elmwood Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110

Pre-K Counts

(5 hour days/week, school year – ages 3-5)

  • Camp Curtin School
  • Downey School
  • Foose School
  • Steelton School

NOTE: Services are free of charge (subject to eligibility)

Preschool Programs

(5 six-hour days/week, school year – ages 3-5)

  • Carlisle Center
  • Hamilton Health Center
  • Harrisburg Area Community College Center
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Center
  • Newport School
  • Susquenita School
  • Tri-Community School (one room)
  • Upper Dauphin School

NOTE: Services are free of charge (subject to eligibility)

Half Day Preschool Programs

(4-5 half days/week, school year – ages 3-5)

  • Fink School
  • Granite Center
  • Lang Manor Center
  • Scott School
  • Tri-Community School (4 rooms)

(3 five-hour days/week, school year – ages 3-5)

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Center – Specialty programming

NOTE: Services are free of charge (subject to eligibility)

Head Start Home Based Services

(4 class days and 3 home visits per month, September to June – ages 3-5)

  • PEER (Positive Education to Enhance Readiness) at Foose School (Dauphin County)
  • Suburban/Hershey (Greater Harrisburg/Hershey)
  • West Perry (Perry County)
  • West Shore (Cumberland County)

NOTE: Services are free of charge (subject to eligibility)

To learn more about enrolling in the Early Head Start or Head Start programs, call 717-541-1795.