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Pickaway County Community Action Agency provides comprehensive services to pregnant women and children up to 5 years of age through a variety of early childhood programs. Enrollment in PICCA’s Early Childhood Programs is open to families that meet income-eligibility guidelines or other program requirements and reside in Pickaway County.
Additional information and applications also are available by calling (740) 474-9544 or (740) 474-7411.
Early Head Start
Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded infant and toddler program that provides comprehensive services to pregnant mothers and children from birth to 3 years of age. Early Head Start is a comprehensive child development and family support service. Services are designed to promote healthy parent and child attachment. Services are provided in the home with weekly home visits facilitated by our EHS Home Visitors with parent and child developmental activities. Center-based services are provided at our Ohio Center Location. The center hours of operation are 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday year around.
Early Head Start-Ohio Center
722 Clinton Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113
Head Start (HS) is a federally funded preschool program that provides comprehensive services to children ages 3-5 years. Head Start promotes school readiness and enhances children’s development through comprehensive services that support early learning, health, and family engagement. Classes are in session Monday through Thursday for either 3 ½ hours each day or 7 hours a day during the school year.
Ashville Neighborhood Center
99 miller Avenue, Ashville, 43103
Corwin Center Head Start
145 East Corwin Street, Circleville 43113