ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!
Little Mates Child Development Center is APPLYING for
the 2017-2018 Pre-K Counts expansion grant.
If we are accepted by the state to be a site that can offer this program, our center will be
offering a FREE preschool program
for eligible 3 and 4-year-old children who reside in the Twin Valley School District. These full
day classes, held at Little Mates, are made possible through the Pennsylvania
Pre-K Counts Expansion Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education
(PDE). The grant program is designed to provide quality pre-Kindergarten
programs for children determined to be most in need in our community.
How are children selected?
First priority will be given to children whose family income is at/or below
300% of the poverty level. Enrollment is limited to seventeen children who
reside in the Twin Valley School district, priority goes to 4-year-olds, however,
some older 3’s may be granted enrollment. A waiting
list will be maintained throughout the school year, and applications will be
accepted throughout the entire school year.
Who is eligible for PA Pre-K Counts?
PA Pre-K Counts is designed for children who:
- are 3 or 4 years old and have
not yet entered kindergarten; and
- are at risk of school failure
because of income (300% of the federal poverty level or a family of four
earning $71,550 or less).
Verification of income will
be required. A copy of your 2016 1040 tax form will need to be
submitted if your application is approved.
When will the program begin?
Rolling registration and enrollments are accepted based
on space availability. Little Mates will be notified of acceptance into the
How do I apply?
Applications are available at Little Mates Child Development Center or can be
PLEASE REMEMBER, AT THIS TIME WE HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED AS A SITE FOR THIS PROGRAM YET, BUT WILL BE ACCEPTING
For more information download our brochure, call Kristy at 610-913-7137 or email
Little Mates Child
is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, sex, religion,
age, nationality (including limited English proficiency) or disability in its staff.
Furthermore, we do not discriminate against race, sex, religion, age,
nationality (including limited English proficiency) or disability in our
customers or potential customers.
Complaints of discrimination may be brought to the director’s immediate
attention, or filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
Office of Civil Rights, the DPW Bureau of Equal Opportunity (BEO), and/or the
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC). Please see clause in main lobby to obtain
agencies and addresses.