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Community Services For Children

CSC is a leader in early education and family development promoting quality and innovative practices that affect the lives of 22,000 children annually in 17 counties of northeastern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to “prepare young children and their families to succeed in learning and life through innovative, comprehensive and leading-edge services.” Since 1981, CSC has been committed to ensuring that children enter school ready to achieve and their families are prepared to assist them. We provide early learning and child care support services to young children and their parents, low-income families, and child care providers.... Read more


Community Services for Children provides early learning and childcare services to low-income families throughout Northeast Pennsylvania. We serve over 22,000 children and families annually through: • Head Start/ Early Head Start of the Lehigh Valley - CSC operates early childhood and family development programs that serve disadvantaged children birth to age five with educational programming which includes health, nutrition, mental wellness, disability, and family / parent engagement services. • The Early Childhood Institute - CSC provides professional development opportunities for early childhood and human service professionals. • Preschool Scholarship and Innovation -- Through PA's EITC program, CSC is able to provide scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality childcare and early education • Early Learning Resource Centers - CSC operates the ELRC for five Regions in PA, consisting of 17 counties, whose goal is to increase access to and quality of early learning.... Read more


An Engaged Community Where Every Child Thrives and Every Family Succeeds... Read more


Prepare young children and their families to succeed in learning and life through innovative, comprehensive, leading-edge services.... Read more

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The CSC Family values and honors the diversity and uniqueness of each person’s history, race, religion, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity. It is our differences that make the CSC organization strong and a great place to work. The CSC history is all about equality – equal opportunity for all, and holding dear the belief that every person deserves an equal and fair chance at a fair start, and a full and satisfying life.
To support those values CSC offers robust continuing education opportunities and opportunities for staff to come together to enhance the workplace, such as through an employee wellness program and an employee engagement committee.
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