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Buchanan County Head Start, a Head Start Program of Grundy, VA

1278 Almarine Drive
Grundy VA 24614-1167
Contact Phone
(276) 244-1366
Buchanan County Head Start is a community pre-school program that prepares low-income children for success in school and gives them a true "head start" as they move from pre-k years into the public school system.
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.

How to Apply
Eligibility and Enrollment Guidelines In order to fulfill Head Start’s performance standard, each program must have a system to identify, recruit, select and enroll children. Buchanan County Head Start’s regulations provide the cornerstone of their commitment to serve the population mandated by the legislation. The program recruits and provides services to children and uses the following criteria for recruitment purposes. Children with disabilities are served by Head Start and are eligible for enrollment. 1. Community Needs Assessment 2. Department of Social Services 3. Local Pediatricians4. Local School System 5. Door to door canvassing 6. Head Start Parents 7. Advertisments (Newspaper, Radio etc…) 8. Organizations devoted to specific disability conditions 9. Parent/Staff referrals 10. Community Agencies....To provide an accurate diagnosis of a disability condition and substantiate that the a
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