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.

So far this year, 136 scholarships totaling more than $282,896 have been awarded for the 2019/20 school year across four 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

  • Cigna
  • Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton
  • The Dime Bank
  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Hotel Wayne
  • The Jewish Home of Eastern PA
  • Lackawanna County
  • Maximus
  • McDonald's
  • North Pocono School District
  • PA American Water
  • People's Security Bank & Trust
  • Prudential
  • TMG Health, a Cognizant Company
  • Scranton Counseling Center
  • Scranton School District
  • TMG Health - A Cognizant Company
  • United States Postal Service
  • UPS
  • Woodloch Pines