New Hope Early Education (Mount Vernon)

New Hope Early Education Center

NHEECJeannie Long – Center Manager
Step Up To Quality 5-Star Award Winner
Free Half Day Head Start Preschool
  • Children must be 3 by August 1 (children turning 3 after August 1 may enroll after their 3rd birthday) but must not yet be 5
  • Income eligibility guidelines apply
  • IEP and foster children qualify
  • Morning class: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
  • Afternoon class: Noon to 3:30 p.m.
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch or snack
  • Health and developmental screenings and referrals
  • Family advocacy services
  • Parent/family events
  • Field trips
  • Formal kindergarten transition plan
 Full-Day, Full-Year Head Start, Preschool, Early Head Start, and Private Pay Child Care
  • From 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily
  • Infant/toddler classroom (6 weeks to 36 months)
  • Preschool classroom (36 months to school age)
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack
  • Field trips
  • Kindergarten transition plan
  • Well-rounded curriculum
  • Early Head Start for infants/toddlers
  • Income eligibility guidelines apply for Head Start and Early Head Start
  • Limited preschool Private Pay slots available
  • Department of Job and Family Services child care vouchers
  • Parents are encouraged to participate in Policy Council
  • Parent/family events

Contact Us!

New Hope Early Education Center
11700 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
(740) 397-1344
Fax (740) 397-4765
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1225
Mount Vernon, OH 43050