• With a vision to inspire

    the most potential in people, our programs prepare young children for school and our youth to seek a higher sense of achievement.

  • It is our belief

    that every person, regardless of age or circumstance, adds to the success of the community through their contributions.

  • In the past year,

    over 3,000 young children, youth and families were impacted by the programs of the Council on Rural Services. It is with a positive spirit that we join others in meeting our communities' challenges in making a better place for all of us to live.

Welcome to the

Council on Rural Services

We are a private, not-for-profit organization that embodies a commitment to increasing the life chances of people of all ages. It is our intention to use innovative learning programs to open the possibilities that exist in all of us to live an enriched life of purpose. The programs support our belief that the vitality and creativity of the learning experiences are the essential elements in achieving success.

Annual Report

Latest CORS News

  • Our Bellefontaine Head Start held a parent meeting last week. Parents drove up, teachers approached cars to chat with children, the parents then came up to table area &... read more

  • Our friends at our Ben Logan Head Start enjoy watching videos about health living. This week, the children learned that a variety of fruits help their body grow! After the... read more

  • Our Piqua Head Start was able to make a great partnership with @EvenfloBaby and received twenty-two car... read more

  • Our Darke County ACES Youth Program is currently hiring a part-time ACES Assistant. For more information or to apply, please visit: https://... read more

  • We are excited for our community partnership with @WapakYmca and our grand re-opening of our Wapak Head Start... read more

  • Special thanks to @ThaelerBen , District Director for... read more

  • CORS will be offering a Family Development Credential course again this coming January. This credential is issued by the University of Connecticut. For more information... read more

  • Food Pantry in Piqua Announces Extended Hours

    New Path extended the days the food pantry will be open to two days a week at the Bistro,... read more

  • Today was the 1st day of school for our part-year preschool program at our Fairborn Head Start. The children in the Small World classroom practiced face-to-name and explored... read more