Mt. Chestnut Early Head Start

139 Rieger Road, Butler, PA  16001
Phone Number: 724-287-2761
Fax: 724-287-4205

Early Head Start Program

Early Head Start (EHS) is a comprehensive child development program. It offers FREE linguistically and culturally appropriate health, education and social services to income eligible families that include a pregnant woman and/or children, ages 0-3. Child-centered services of the highest quality are provided in the family’s home or the childcare center. Early Head Start’s family-driven philosophy empowers parent to support and nurture their children, while meeting other critical social and economic goals.

Early Head Start recognizes the demands in caring for very young children. Our staff values the involvement of families in their child’s early learning, social, and cultural experiences. Early Head Start helps pregnant women stay healthy and have a healthy baby.

Early Head Start assists parents with very young children to take a lead role in their child’s learning and development, become their baby’s first teachers, and build positive family relationships.

Early Head Start Provides the Following Services:

  • Weekly home visit by a Parent Educator
  • Prenatal education and support
  • Parent support and parent/child activities
  • Partnership with full-day child care for infants and toddlers
  • Referrals for healthcare, social services, housing and food assistance
  • Help with job training, GED, health insurance and public benefits
  • Support for children with disabilities and their familiesGroup activities and socialization

Administrative Offices
139 Rieger Road

Butler, PA 16001
Phone: 724-287-2761
Fax: 724-287-4205