Head Start Programs Virginia Head Start The Improvement Association

The Improvement Association, a Head Start Program of Emporia, VA

Address
The Improvement Association
Emporia VA 23847-6584
Contact Phone
(434) 634-2490
Details
HEAD START is a comprehensive early childhood development program serving the low-income children from age three to five and their families. Head Sart is a federal program that is usually operated by local non-profit organizations such as The Improvement Association. Children who attend Head Start participate in a variety of educational activities including literacy, language, science, social-emotional, and much more. They also recieve medical and dental services, have nutritious meals and snacks, and enjoy playing safely indoors and outdoors.
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Who is Eligible?

Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well.

Families are encouraged to apply.

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