Effective immediately, all children ages 2 and older are required to wear a mask at our centers and/or when they are visited by a home services advisor. To make this fun and effective for all little ones, we recommend viewing this brief YouTube video.
Donation Wish ListIf you are able, please consider donating the following: New children’s underpants in toddler sizes to 6X New children’s socks in sizes birth to 6 New and gently used children’s books for birth to 5 years old Outdoor toys, such as ride-on toys, balls, or sidewalk chalk Hats, gloves, and...Read more
Holiday Hour Closings at PLC Main Office and CentersOur main office and all centers are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25. Main Office will be closed: Friday, December 23, Monday, December 26, Thursday, December 29 and Friday, December 30, 2022 Atwater, Ravenna, and Streetsboro Centers will be closed: Monday, December 19,...Read more
We are accepting applications for the Head Start and Early Head Start Home-Based ProgramsHome Visitors complete a 90-minute home visit with you and your child weekly. They focus on activities designed specifically for your child. Bi-monthly socializations are held at our Kent Center, where parents and children can participate in group activities and interact with peers. For more information, contact our office at...Read more
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From Our Retiring Executive Director“We’ve served thousands of families and have made such a positive impact on all the families we’ve served in Portage County. At Head Start, we help these children succeed and hopefully have a positive outlook on education and life because of the impact we’ve been able to provide. There …[read more »]
A Happy Parent!I know so many teachers and appreciate everyone of you who have helped me or my family! The program is amazing and the teachers are what make it so amazing. I could never thank you guys enough! – Star Claar[read more »]
Parental Testimonial about Our Program“I have been associated with Head Start for about 12 years now. My oldest son Gage is now 14 years old. I was first introduced to the program when he was 3. Gage attended Head Start at the Streetsboro center. Dajh, my second to oldest, who is now 8 years …[read more »]