Hawley: 570-226-9017     |     
Honesdale: 570-251-3287     |     
Early Head Start: 570-226-9511



Who can participate in Parents as Teachers?

Families with children up to the age of 5 who live in the Wayne Highlands and Western Wayne school districts as well as portions of the Wallenpaupack, Forest City and North Pocono school districts. (We can start home visits when Mom is pregnant!)

When do the visits occur? How long do they last?

Visits are usually scheduled during the day, Monday-Friday. Visits usually last 90 minutes.

Are home visits available during the summer?

Yes. Parents as Teachers is a program that is available the entire year.

How often will a Parent Educator come to my home?
  • If you are receiving PAT through Early Head Start, you will receive approximately one 90-minute visit per week.
  • If you are enrolled through the Family Center, you will have about one or two 90-minute visits per month.
How much does it cost?

All services through the Family Center of Wayne County are FREE.

How do I join a Play Group?

If you’re joining us for the first time, or coming back after taking a break, just give us a call so we know to expect you.

If you’re going to attend in Hamlin, call Michele at 570-226-9017.

If you’re going to Honesdale, Preston or Pleasant Mount, call Sheryl at 570-251-3287.