PathStone Child and Family Development program is now taking applications for Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-K Counts programs. Children must be age eligible and meet the income guidelines. Families who receive unemployment benefits, work at a low paying job or receive SSI are a few of those who maybe income eligible.

Early Head Start serves children from birth to 3 years old. Pregnant women are also eligible for the program. Families living in the Panther Valley, Palmerton, Jim Thorpe, Lehighton and Weatherly school districts are eligible.

Head start serves children ages 3 to 5. Families living in the Panther Valley, Palmerton, Jim Thorpe and Lehighton school districts are eligible.

Pre-K Counts serves children ages 3 to 5. Families living in the Panther Valley, Lehighton, and Palmerton school districts are eligible. Income guidelines are slightly higher for this program than they are for Head Start.

There are only a few openings available for all of the programs, so call immediately to enroll.

The phone numbers to call are (610) 377-5671 or (570) 645-7578.