Early Childhood Education Programs
PathStone’s Head Start program provides comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school. The Head Start program promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. We engage our parents in their children’s learning and help them in making progress toward their educational, literacy and employment goals. PathStone’s offering of a variety of Head Start program gives parents two different options which include both home-based option and center-based options. In various locations, PathStone offers Early Head Start, Head Start, Migrant & Seasonal Head Start and Pre-K Counts program.
Occupational and Personal Health and Safety Training for Farmworkers
PathStone’s history is built on its service to farmworkers. Our health and safety programs provide education and information on pesticide safety, hearing loss prevention, back care and heat stress to agricultural workers on farms and camps and to community residents.
In some locations, PathStone provides English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction as well as small amounts of funding for books and supplies for educational purposes.
Substance Abuse & Prevention Services
In Western New York, PathStone provides incarcerated females with HIV education, prevention, intervention, testing and counseling care services. Support groups and transitional planning services are also administered for HIV-positive women in the prison.