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People Inc. to assume operations of local Head Start program

30 July 2020 Winchester Frederick County Clarke County News


Virginia-based nonprofit People Inc. announced starting Aug. 1, it will assume operations of the Head Start program serving children ages 3 and 4 in Frederick County, Clarke County and the City of Winchester.

According to a news release, the community action agency will provide a “high-quality, time-tested approach to center-based early childhood education services” at two area locations, the Poux Center and Frederick Douglass Elementary School. The program will serve a total of 85 children and will provide increased hours of operation and bus transportation to and from both centers.

People Inc. has operated Head Start services in Southwest Virginia since 1965. Last year, People Inc.’s Head Start programs served over 275 families.

Families can learn more about how to enroll their children in the Head Start program by visiting peopleinc.net/program-child-family-development.htm.

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