CDC has been awarded a grant from United Way of Wyoming Valley to assist parents with the cost of child care in the following situations:
◊ Parents who need child care while they seek employment ◊ Parents who are on a wait list for the State child care subsidy Please contact the CDC center of your choice for more information and an application. Applications are also available at the CCIS office on Washington Street in Wilkes Barre
CDC often has scholarship money available for preschool children. Please contact the center the center of your choice to discuss this. Scholarship applications will begin July 1.
KINDERGARTEN READINESS! CDC is offering a FREE Summer Kindergarten Readiness Program for two weeks prior to the beginning of Kindergarten. Make sure your child is ready to SUCCEED in Kindergarten! Call 570-829-2446 TODAY for information on locations and dates for this program.
CDC also offers SIX (6) FREE Pre-K Counts classrooms which operate from September to June. Children who are 3 years of age by September 1 are eligible. These are located at Hazleton, South Wilkes Barre, Wilkes Barre(2), Kingston and Tunkhannock Centers. Call the center(see the Center Directory page on this site) or our main office for information. Two new classrooms will begin on March 1, 2016 and WE ARE NOW ENROLLING FOR SEPTEMBER 2016!!!
Places you can call for help with child care costs:
Luzerne County Child Care Information Services
46 South Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-2631
Phone: (570) 822-6500 or 1-800-922-6264
Fax: (570) 822-6510
Wyoming County Child Care Information Services
SR 29S, Robinson Human Services Building
P.O. Box 29
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-1826 or 1-800-724-3966
Child Development Council is a member agency of three local United Way organizations---Wyoming Valley, Greater Hazleton and Wyoming County. There is assistance with the cost of child care to eligible families available through our United Way funding. Please ask about this when you enroll your child or call our main office at 570-829-2446.
Child Development Council applies for grants and other funding on a regular basis to assist families in need. The availability of this funding changes and will be discussed with you at your pre-placement interview.
Admissions, the provisions of services and referrals of clients shall be made without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, sex or sexual orientation. Las admisiones, las provisiones de serviceios, y las remisiones de clientes seran hechas sin consideracion alguna hacia la raza, el color, el credo religioso, la inhabilidad, la ascendencia, el origen del national (incluyendo limitada habilidad para comunicarse en el idioma ingles), la edad, el sexo o la irientation sexual.
NEW PRE-K COUNTS CLASSROOMS OPENING WITH THE COUNCIL IN MARCH 2016!!!! SEE NEWS AND EVENTS OR CALL OUR MAIN OFFICE AT 570-829-244!!