2010-2011 Annual Report
What is Head Start
Head Start is a free program, providing a comprehensive preschool program in Mercer County. All services are provided for free to enrolled clients through a variety of Federal and State grants. Certain income guidelines must be met.
Mercer County Head Start has been providing services for:
HEAD START (3-5 years old)
EARLY HEAD START (birth-3 years old)
in Mercer County since 1965.
We are required by the federal government to have physical and dental exams on all 3-5 yr olds within 90 days of enrollment in the Head Start program. We need to have physical exams for Early Head Start children under 3. If your child has any current physicals or dental exam please turn them in to the health office as soon as you can.
Thank you for your help
Call (724) 346-4482 or Click Here to apply today!
Wanted: Substitutes! Your help is needed today.
Mercer County Head Start / Early Head Start is actively recruiting day to day classroom
substitutes for our classroom teachers, classroom assistants, and bus monitors.
Interested applicants must have a high school degree or GED or greater, reliable transportation, Act 33 and 34
clearances, and a current physical examination. Substitutes may be asked to work in any of the 23
Head Start sites across the county, however, your site preferences will be considered. If interested,
please call our main office: 724-346-4482.
for more information and to apply.
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view more information on currently posted positions and download job
1901 Memorial Drive
Farrell, PA 16121
1 (866) 284-1059
HS / EHS Mercer Office
8484 Sharon-Mercer Road
Mercer, PA 16137
1 (866) 250-4526
Mercer County Head Start is a nationally funded program to provide quality services to low-income
families, as identified by the Federal poverty guidelines. Services are provided free of charge to eligible families.
Mercer County Head Start, an equal opportunity employer and an affiliate of the Community Action Partnership of Mercer County, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, or handicap in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities in accordance with the applicable federal statues and regulations.