Frequently Asked Questions

What is Head Start?

Head Start is a federally funded, comprehensive early childhood education program that serves 3-5 year old income-eligible preschool children and their families. Services focus on individualized preschool education and school readiness; social and emotional development; dental, physical, and mental health; and nutrition.

What is Early Head Start?

Early Head Start is a federally-funded, comprehensive early childhood education program that serves 6-week to 3-year-old income-eligible preschool children and their families. Services focus on individualized preschool education and school readiness; social and emotional development; dental, physical, and mental health; and nutrition.

How old can my child be to apply for Early Head Start and Head Start?

Our program accepts children as young as 6 weeks old up to 5 years of age.

How do I qualify?

Families qualify for the program based on your household income and other factors. Please contact our office for further information.

How do I apply?

Fill out our “Getting to Know You” form and one of our Family Advocates will contact you to schedule an appointment for your desired location.

What areas do you serve?

PCDC has programs in 7 different localities, including the counties of Charles City, New Kent, King William, West Point, Gloucester, Middlesex and Matthews, as well as the Town of West Point.

How can I sign up to volunteer or apply for a job?

We appreciate community involvement! If you are interested in volunteering we ask that you submit an email request or contact our main office at (804) 843-2289. We are always accepting applications for employment and invite you to apply for current openings.

Do you provide any resources to help families?

We are committed to the success of our families. Our program matches each family with a Family Advocate who will work with you for the entirety of your child’s preschool journey. Family Advocates work with families on a number of areas to provide them with the best resources available.

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Contact Us

Parent Child Development Corporation
P.O. Box 799
602 Main Street
West Point, VA 23181

Phone: (804) 843-2289
Fax: (804) 843-2308