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Pre-K Scholarships

As an approved Pre-Kindergarten Scholarship Organization (PKSO) by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA DCED), the United Way received tax credits from eligible businesses in the form of Pre-K scholarships to help eligible families send their children to quality early learning centers.

Number of Pre-K Children Served By County as of May, 2019So far this year, 133 scholarships totaling more than $197,200 have been awarded for the 2018/19 school year across five counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Pre-Kindergarten Program Partners include:

  • Ages and Stages
  • Beach Lake United Methodist Preschool
  • Bright Horizons
  • Central United Methodist Preschool
  • Day Nursery Association
  • Discovery MI Preschool
  • Freckles & Frills 
  • Fricchione Center
  • Greater Carbondale YMCA
  • Greater Scranton YMCA
  • Helping Hands Learning Center
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Karen Corrigan’s Child Care
  • North Pocono Preschool
  • St. Dominic’s Academy
  • Tiny Tots
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA 

Thank you!Employers of Families Receiving Pre-K Scholarship Help

  • Allied Services
  • Cigna
  • Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton
  • Community Bank, NA
  • The Dime Bank
  • Dunmore Borough
  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Harper Collins
  • Home Instead
  • IBEW
  • The Jewish Home of Eastern PA
  • Keystone Landfill
  • Lackawanna College
  • McDonalds
  • McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates
  • NBT Bank
  • PA American Water
  • People's Security Bank & Trust
  • Prudential
  • Schott Glass
  • Scranton Counseling Center
  • Scranton School District
  • TMG Health - A Cognizant Company
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot
  • United States Postal Service
  • Urgent Care
  • Wallenpaupack Area School District
  • Wayne County
  • Wilkes University
  • Woodloch Pines