Help Paying for Quality Child Care

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Child Care Works

Additionally, the Child Care Works Helpline can connect families to child care, provide information on what to look for in quality child care, and provide information about paying for child care.

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Pre-K Counts

Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts (Pre-K Counts) provides quality half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten to eligible 3 and 4 year olds in Pennsylvania.

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Head Start

Head Start is primarily a federally-funded program that provides education, health and social services to families with children aged 3, 4 and 5. There is a Head Start program in every county in Pennsylvania. Local agencies receive funding from the federal government to operate as a Head Start grantee and they follow a comprehensive set of Performance Standards that assure high quality.

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