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If you attended any Mercer County Head Start classroom over the last 50 years we want to hear from you. We want to know what you have been up to since you were in Head Start and how Mercer County Head Start ,may have impacted your life. We will be showcasing Mercer County Head Start attendees with a "Walk of Fame" in the Spring 2015.If you are interested in being part of this please contact Jenn Zilla at 724-346-4482 ext. 1345. We look forward to hearing from you.


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.



Attention Parents

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.

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Call (724) 346-4482 EXT 1351


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  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, or e-mail: for more information and to apply.


Main Office
1901 Memorial Drive
Farrell, PA 16121
(724) 346-4482
1 (866) 284-1059
Fax: 724-346-4431


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.

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