Telephone: (570) 495-2016 or (800) 692-7288
Head Start and Early Head Start offer development programs for children from birth to 5 years old from low income families. The website gives information to help you find a program in your area, and apply to programs.
This number will help you locate resources and local agencies 800-692-7288
Telephone: (570) 275 – 6080 or (800) 451-9720
Early Intervention Services promote family centered opportunities for parents/caregivers to learn how to help their child grow and develop. It is available from birth to 3 years of age for those with developmental delay or at high risk for having delays based on a known condition. Early Intervention can provide information on development, early childhood education, and interventions to help your child grow and learn. The services are based upon the strengths and needs of the child and family. Some of the available services/supports are physical and occupational therapy, speech, vision, and hearing therapy as well as developmental specialist services. Anyone can make a referral for Early Intervention Services by contacting the appropriate local agency listed below.