Since starting almost a year ago at Seton Hill, my child has developed tremendously.  He never went to daycare or spent much time with other kids.  I think that was his biggest struggle coming into this.  Now he is excited to get to school to see his friends and play.  His favorite part of school is homework and when he gets to eat.  The staff there is wonderful, they really make sure to keep families updated and informed of their child's day and any issues they are having in class.  The curriculum there is excellent getting the children ready for Kindergarten and working towards everyday skills.  The menu for meal time is all healthy choices and ...more
 
- Megan Fischer 
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Funding Sources

 Seton Hill Child Services, Inc. accepts the following funding sources: 

  • Private
  • Child Care Information Services (CCIS)
  • Head Start (Available at:  Greensburg, Irwin, Jeannette, Latrobe, Scottdale and New Kensington)
  • Early Head Start (Available at:  Greensburg, Jeannette, New Kensington, Laurel Valley Elementary and R.K. Mellon Elementary)
  • Pre-K Counts (Available at:  Greensburg, Jeannette, Irwin and New Kensington sites, partner sites available in Ligonier at R.K. Mellon Elementary, New Florence at Laurel Valley Elementary, Latrobe and Youngwood)
  • Other Sources - must be pre-approved by the Fiscal Department


Rules For Eligibility 

Criteria for acceptance into Full-Day, Full-Year Head Start/Early Head Start includes:

  1. Children who have no caretaker at home because parents are employed or in job training.
  2. Children from homes where stress due to factors such as seriously ill or emotionally disturbed parents is so great as to indicate that full-day care for the child is essential.
  3. Children with special needs, e.g., disabled, emotionally disturbed, etc., who require full-day services of a developmental nature.


Your family is eligible for FREE Head Start or Early Head Start services if any of the following applied in the last twelve months: 

  1. Your family's income falls below the following guidelines:
2017 Poverty Guidelines
Family 
Size
EHS/HS
CCIS 
- 200%
Pre-K Counts 
- 250%
Pre-K Counts
- 300%
1 $12,060 $24,120 $30,150 $36,180
2 $16,240 $32,480 $40,600 $48,720
3 $20,420 $40,840 $51,050 $61,260
4 $24,600 $49,200 $61,500 $73,800
5 $28,780 $57,560 $71,950 $86,340
6 $32,960 $65,920 $82,400 $98,880
7 $37,140 $74,280 $92,850 $111,420
8 $41,320 $82,640 $103,300 $123,960
  1. Anyone in your family receives TANF services (Cash Assistance Only).
  2. Anyone in your family receives SSI benefits.
  3. Foster children are eligible regardless of their foster family's income.
  4. You are considered homeless, as defined by the National Coalition for the Homeless
Since starting almost a year ago at Seton Hill, my child has developed tremendously.  He never went to daycare or spent much time with other kids.  I think that was his biggest struggle coming into this.  Now he is excited to get to school to see his friends and play.  His favorite part of school is homework and when he gets to eat.  The staff there is wonderful, they really make sure to keep families updated and informed of their child's day and any issues they are having in class.  The curriculum there is excellent getting the children ready for Kindergarten and working towards everyday skills.  The menu for meal time is all healthy choices and ...more
 
- Megan Fischer 
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