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Head Start

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Office:  (540) 661-4470

Fax:  (540) 661-4478

Heidi Lohr
Charde Ferguson
Education Specialist
Megan Eny
Education Specialist
Keisha Gourdine-Arnold
Family Systems Specialist
Whitney Mohamad
Health and Nutrition Compliance Manager
Krystal Perry
Support Assistance 
Rene Hounshell
Chrissie Austin
Family Advocate
Susan Satterfield
Family Advocate
Head Start Students posing along a fence.

We Are Now Accepting Enrollment Applications for the 24-25 School Year!

How Do I Apply?

Orange County Head Start & VPI Programs is a central point of entry for several different pre-kindergarten options. These include federally-funded Head Start & Early Head Start serving children birth to five and state-funded Virginia Preschool Initiative serving four-year-olds who will be attending kindergarten the following school year.

We offer part-day classes from 8:00 am-1:00 pm or 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, five days a week. (Full day classes given first to families with a work schedule.)

Please note applications are not reviewed until all components are turned in.

Center Locations

Click on the images below to learn more about each location.



TEAC Center

Front view of the TEAC Head Start and Pre-K entrance

GBES Center

Front Entrance to Gordon-Barbour Elementary School

LGES Center

Front view of Locust Grove Elementary School.