Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications

Narrows & Pearisburg Head Start Accepting Applications

New River Community Action, Head Start is now taking applications for the 2017-2018 school year.

New River Community Action, Head Start is a FREE, family-based preschool program that prepares children, engages families and community partners for school readiness. The program serves income-eligible children ages 3-5.

Head Start provides services: Monday-Friday, Full Day Classrooms Available


For registration information call:

NRCA Administrative offices – Radford*633-3839

Narrows Head Start 540-726-2700

Pearisburg Head Start 540-921-2355

You can also click HERE for the application.


Please provide proof of income and child’s birth certificate when you apply. Enrollment of eligible children ensured regardless of race, gender, creed, color, national origin, or disability.


More information on the Head Start program from their website:

“NRCA’s Head Start prepares children for lifelong success through school readiness by partnering with families to support goals in the home and school environment.

Head Start is a federally-funded preschool program which offers comprehensive developmental services to children 3-5 years of age. Children with special needs comprise at least ten percent of the enrollment. The primary components of Head Start are education, social services, preventative health and nutrition. The program focuses on the entire family, and includes parent involvement as a fundamental part of Head Start . Classroom-based and home-based options provide each child with a solid foundation for learning. Transportation is provided.”


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