Early Childhood Education Programs

 The CSIU is currently taking applications for the Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K Counts programs it administers in Northumberland County for the 2014-15 school year. 

These CSIU Early Childhood programs serve infants, toddlers, preschoolers and expectant mothers in a variety of settings (home, center and classroom). See the information below for specific details about each program.

Click here to download the PDF form to apply. If you do not have access to a printer, please call 570-523-1155, ext. 2240.

For additional information or assistance with your application, contact:
Ann Garges
| 570-523-1155 ext. 2240 | agarges@csiu.org

  

  Early Head Start
Head Start
Pre-K Counts
Cost
No cost to parents No cost to parents No cost to parents
Ages
Served

Birth to age 3, and
expectant mothers

Age 3 until child
enters kindergarten
Age 3 until child
enters kindergarten
Income
Guidelines
100% of poverty level
See below
100% of poverty level
See below
300% of poverty level
See below

Program
Cycle

Year round

Center-based or
Home-based program

144 days/year

4 hours/day

180 days/year

5.5 hours/day 

Transportation
Limited transportation
provided
Limited transportation
provided
Transportation is only provided for the
Warrior Run Pre-K Counts site.
Parents are responsible for transportation
at the other sites.
Program
Offerings

Meals provided on days
attending center

Health screenings provided;
LPN on staff

Parent involvement
opportunities

Meals provided

Medical and dental exams,
and hearing and vision
screenings provided

Parent involvement
opportunities

Breakfast and lunch
provided
Service
Areas
Available to residents of
Northumberland County
Available to residents of
Northumberland County
Available to residents of
Line Mountain, Milton Area, Shikellamy
and Warrior Run school districts
Program
Locations
Center is located at Route 61,
Stonington
Programs are located in
Coal Township, Herndon,
Milton, Mt. Carmel,
Sunbury and Turbotville
Programs are located at
Line Mountain Elementary, Milton Area
High School,
Beck Elementary and
Watsontown Elementary

  

Please note, these figures are subject to change as they are based on 2014 Federal poverty guidelines.