Head Start

Contact: Bobbie Frick|ERSEA/Home-Base Manager|717.299.7388 ext. 3012|bfrick@caplanc.org|fax: 717.299.9341

Head Start is a high quality, pre-kindergarten program for children ages 3 to 5 from income-eligible families.

The program provides children with early childhood education, family support services, nutritious meals and health screenings.

Head Start’s early learning program emphasizes language, math, science, art, physical activity and social skills to prepare children for school success.

Special services are available to ensure that all children can fully participate in the program.

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Head Start 2
Head Start 3


  • Eligible children must be between ages 3 and 5
  • Homeless children, foster children and families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) funds for disabilities are eligible regardless of the income guidelines.

* Add $4,320 for each additional person.


To enroll your child, please contact Bobbie Frick by email or by phone: bfrick@caplanc.org or 717.299.7301, ext. 3012.


Carol B. Winters Center
57 Laurel Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717.295.1441, ext. 300
Or, 717.299.7388, ext. 3012

Clay Elementary School
250 Clay School Road
Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 717.333.1937

Columbia Head Start Center
815 Wright Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2706 ext. 302 or, ext. 304

CAP Childcare Center
Francine Bunch
601 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 599
Lancaster, PA 17608
Phone: 717.299.7301, ext. 3066

Highland Elementary School
99 Highland Avenue
Ephrata, PA 17522
Phone: 717.333.1953

Lititz Center
Lititz United Methodist Church
201 East Market Street
Lititz, PA 17543
Phone: 717.625.3362
Or, 717.333.3362

Mount Joy Career & Technology Center
Lancaster County Career and Technology Center
432 Old Market Street
P.O. Box 537
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Phone: 717.653.3000, Ext. 3057
Or, 717.333.8198

Burgard Elementary School
111 S. Penn Street
Manheim, PA 17545
Phone: 717.333.6732

Pequea Valley/Together Community Center
3293 Lincoln Highway East
Paradise, PA 17562
Phone: 717-468-4976

Washington Elementary School
545 S. Ann Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-291-6275 x 14003

East Petersburg Elementary School
5700 Lemon Street
East Petersburg, PA 17520
Phone: 717.569.1211 Ext. 30133 or, Ext. 30204

Lafayette Elementary School
1000 Fremont Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: 717.615.5484

Quarryville Elementary School
211 S. Hess Street
Quarryville, PA 17566
Phone: 717.464.1324

Reamstown Elementary School
44 South Reamstown Road
Reamstown, PA 17567

St. James Episcopal Church
119 N Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

Neff Elementary School (home-based)
25 Valley Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

Millersville University (home-based, opening Spring 2019)
40 Dilworth Road
Millersville, PA 17551

Martic Elementary School
266 Martic Heights Drive
Holtwood, PA 17532

Manor Middle School
2950 Charlestown Road
Lancaster, PA 17603

Brecht Elementary School (home-based)
1250 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601

Akron Elementary School
125 S 11th Street
Akron, PA 17501

New Holland YMCA
123 N Shirk Road
New Holland, PA 17557

800 East High Street
Elizabethtown, PA 17022