PA Head Start Association (PHSA)

The Pennsylvania Head Start Association (PHSA) is a non-profit organization actively involved in improving the lives of families and children, especially low-income families and their children. PHSA functions as an advocacy organization for Head Start programs, parents, staff and administrators in Pennsylvania, keeping them apprised of important issues by publishing newsletters, planning conferences, and facilitating improved communication between parents, programs, and administrators. Head Start is a Federal program for preschool children from low-income families. The Head Start program is operated by local non-profit organizations in almost every county in the country. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting. Head Start helps all children succeed. Services offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. Most children in Head Start are between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. Services are also available to infants and toddlers in selected sites.

415 Market St. Suite 206A, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Hours of Operation
Monday- Friday 8am - 4pm


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