Child Development Centers, Inc. (CDC) has released the names of its five Head Start locations in Erie County.

The sites will be referred as:

  • Asbury Child Development Center – 3814 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506
  • Century Child Development Center – 504 East 27th Street, Erie, PA 16504
  • Elk Valley Head Start – 2556 Maple Avenue, Lake City, PA 16423
  • Shiloh Head Start Center – 909 East 5th Street, Erie, PA 16503
  • John E. Horan Head Start Center –730 Tacoma Road, Erie, PA 16511

St. John the Baptist School on East 27th Street is being named Century Child Development Center to recognize its history of educating children for nearly 150 years.

Erie County's five-year, $40 million Head Start grant was awarded to CDC in June. The program will launch on Sept. 9.

A total of 680 children will be served. The John E. Horan Head Start Center will have one classroom, while Elk Valley Head Start and the Shiloh Head Start Center will host two classrooms each. The exact number of children served at the Century and Asbury locations is still being determined.