Home Virginia Head Start Programs

Federally-funded head start programs help prepare young children from low-income families, ages birth to five years old, and their parents for the social and educational challenges that young children face as they develop. Each head start program focuses on providing comprehensive services designed to enhance a child's emotional, social, cultural, language, reading, mathematics, science, health and nutrition education.

This head start center locator page contains links to listings of programs offered in the 123 counties in the state of Virginia. Each listings page contains the name, address and contact information for a specific county's available centers. From that page, use additional links to explore individual center facts, application instructions and directions.

Our head start center locator features the number of head start centers per county in parentheses ( ) to the right of the county names. To see a current list of your county's head start centers, click your county's name.

Virginia Head Start Program Centers Listed by Counties

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Recently Updated Center in Virginia Head Start Program Database:

East Coast Migrant Head Start Project
Arlington VA VA
East Coast Migrant Head Start Project's early education services are designed to put each child we serve on a path to school success. Our culturally-responsive curriculum targets the language, literacy, and other school readiness skills of older toddlers and preschoolers in each of their languages. For our infants and young toddlers, learning is nurtured through warm relationships with responsive teachers who understand each child's style and rate of learning
Rural Family Development
Richmond VA VA
What We DoRural Family Development, an agency of the Virginia Council of Churches operates 4 Migrant & Seasonal Head Start (MHS) centers between May and October serving approximately 300 children of migrant farm workers from birth to 5 years of age as well as their families. RFD delivers services in several major areas.
Augusta County Public Schools
Fishersville VA VA
Quality Education Provides These Services Operation of 22 schools including five high schools, three middle schools, twelve elementary schools, one regional vocational/technical center, one regional governor's school, plus a regional special education program and a regional head start program. A comprehensive educational program for students from preschool through high school. Advanced curriculum offerings in language arts, science, foreign language, mathematics, social studies, physical education, and fine arts with college credit available. Vocational education programs in agriculture, business, home economics, technology, trade and industry. A guidance program for all students, pre- kindergarten through grade twelve. Alternative education programs. English as a Second Language Program (ESL). Remedial reading and mathematics programs. An adult education program. A curriculum of studies for special needs students. A career education program. Title I program that supplements reading instruction. A testing program in compliance with state and local assessment requirements. A program for gifted and talented students in the areas of language arts, mathematics, art, music, and drama. Extensive up-to-date media service to all schools from a division resource center. A program in computer literacy and technology for all students and personnel. Extensive media services, connections to the internet and e-mail provided to all students and personnel. Summer school enrichment and remedial programs. Special education programs providing a continuum of services for our students with special needs Even Start and Head Start Programs
Buchanan County Head Start
Grundy VA 24614-1167
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.
Chesterfield County Public Schools
Richmond VA 23234-4840
The mission of the Chesterfield County Head Start Program is to provide a wide range of quality services to enrolled children and their families empowering them to foster positive relationships between home, school, and the larger community so that they may thrive in their efforts to meet the challenges of everyday life in a changing society.
Alexandria Head Start
Alexandria VA VA
Head Start promotes school readiness for 270 preschool children from low-income families living in the city of Alexandria through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services.
Clinch Valley Community Action
North Tazewell VA 24630-9569
Clinch Valley Community Action Head Start serves167 low-income children and their families. CVCA serves children in 8 classrooms as well as 1 home based program. Services provided include the following:• Cost-free child development for eligible 3 and 4 year old children and their families.• Individualized services in education and child development, medical, dental, mental health, nutrition and parent involvement.• USDA breakfast, lunch and a snack are provided to children in each center.
Community Improvement Council, Inc.
Danville VA 24541-1661
At CIC-Head Start, we aim to provide high-quality services to low-income families in the Region III Southside Danville, Virginia Community.
Culpeper Human Services-Head Start
Culpeper VA 22701-3519
Head Start is a national child development program that serves income eligible families with children three to four years of age. Families participating in the Culpeper Head Start receive assistance with: Child education and development Social services Health services (medical, dental, nutrition, mental health) Parent education Family literacy
Higher Horizons
Falls Church VA 22041-1634
Head Start is a federal program that serves children up to the age of five, and pregnant women, from low-income families. Head Start helps prepare children for success in school through:EducationEarly childhood education;Services for children with disabilities.