Big Island Head Start Details Page

Big Island Head Start
1114 Schooldays Rd
Big Island, VA - 24526
(434) 847-4328
Fax Number: (434) 846-3985
Welcome to the Big Island Head Start page. Head Start Program information along with details, maps, and photos are below.

Head Start Program Details, hours, photos, information: Big Island Head Start

The Head Start Program provides preschool education services to children from low to moderate income families who are 3 to 4 years of age.

Priority is given to children with special needs, in foster care, receives TANF and to those that are homeless.

Head Start is the most successful and longest operating national school readiness program in the United States.

Their Head Start Program is federally funded to serve 452 students and their families.

The Lyn-CAG Head Start Program, organized since 1966, maintains collaborative and partnership alliances with the United Ways Smart Beginnings, the school systems in Amherst County, Bedford County and Lynchburg City Schools.

Head Start operates twelve centers, offering parents three options of service;

  • Full Day
  • Part Day and Evening Program throughout the Central Virginia area.
  • Head Start offers many opportunities for children to express themselves through art, music, movement, and storytelling.

Children participate in indoor and outdoor play, and learn about books, words, numbers, and the world around them.

All Head Start services are customized to the individual childs developmental level (including children with disabilities) and consider each childs temperament, interests, and learning style.

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