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Pre-K & Head Start

4 year old Virginia Preschool Initiative (free)
Classes are located at Nathanael Greene Primary School, but applications are accepted from any family residing in Greene County. To be considered for the program families must submit a complete application, and provide proof of residency and proof of income. Transportation is provided to all children accepted through school busses.
-Children must have turned 4 on or before September 30 of the school year
-Children must fall into an at risk category:
1-family income at or below 200 percent of poverty
2- homelessness
3- student's parents or guardians are school dropouts
4- family income is less than 350 percent of federal poverty guidelines in the case of students with special needs or disabilities. The classrooms use the Houghton Mifflin preschool curriculum, which is aligned with the Foundation Blocks for Early Learning

Direct any questions to Kaki Payne 434-939-9002 or

Head Start (free)
This is a federally funded program for children who are 3 or 4 by September 30th of the school year, who meet the financial guidelines set forth by the program. All questions should be directed to Skyline Cap Community Services.
The main office for Head Start is in Madison County and can be reached at 540-948-3916
The family service worker is located in Greene County and can be reached at 434-985-6930
There are other preschool /daycare options in the area as well.

For further information contact Kaki Payne at 434-939-9002 or