EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Helping our children start out on a strong foundation is the focus of Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity's Early Childhood Development  Services Department.  We operate the Head Start Program for children age 3-4 in centers in Bunn, Franklinton,  Henderson, Hollister,  Kittrell, Louisburg, Norlina and Oxford.  Parents of young children have a great resource in our Circle of Parents Program, which provides resources to build and strengthen family bonds. FVWOPP will soon launch their new Child Development & Behavioral Clinic. 

BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, ALL OF OUR HEAD START CENTERS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE STATE-MANDATED SHUTDOWN.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICES AT 252-492-0161

VISIT OUR VIRTUAL HEAD START CENTER HERE

VIRTUAL HEAD START CENTER

 

Head Start is a Federally-funded pre-school child development program for children of low-income families.  Children that attend Head Start receive educational, social, health, and nutritional services in a supportive emotional setting. 

All  9 Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity Head Start Centers are 5-Star rated by the state of North Carolina.

PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

 

  • Children from birth to age five from families with low income, according to the Poverty Guidelines published by the Federal government, are eligible for Head Start and Early Head Start services.

  • Children are provided with 2 healthy, nutritious meals and an afternoon snack. 

  • Families are also assisted in setting goals and receive assistance with health, employment, housing, transportation and  nutrition services. 

 

  • Health services include medical, dental, mental health and nutrition services to meet the individual needs of preschool children.

 

  • Additional services are provided for children with special needs and disabilities. 

 

 

HEAD START CENTER LOCATIONS

(CLICK ON COUNTY FOR MAP & INFO)

FRANKLIN COUNTY CENTERS

GRANVILLE COUNTY CENTERS

VANCE COUNTY CENTERS

WARREN COUNTY CENTERS

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

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  • Applications for the head start program  are accepted all year long.  

 

  • Children must live in Franklin, Granville, Vance or Warren counties

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  • Your child must be between the ages of 3 and 4 to enrolled and attend head start.

  • Parents of children with special needs are encouraged to apply 

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  • Schedule a time to meet with Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity to provide the required document listed 

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  • Complete an application for the head start program

 

INCOME REQUIREMENTS

 

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is less than or equal to the following amounts defined by the Federal Government: 

HOUSEHOLD SIZE*          MAXIMUM ANNUAL INCOME (PER YEAR)

1                                                 $12,760

2                                                 $17,240

3                                                 $21,720

4                                                 $26,200

5                                                 $30,680

6                                                 $35,160

7                                                 $39,640

*For household with more than 7 people, check with Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity to ensure the most accurate guidelines.   

  REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • A copy of your child's birth certificate

  • Verification of income 2019

  • A copy of your child’s shot record

  • A copy of your child’s Medicaid card

  • Fill out a client contact form

 

Click on the box below to fill out and submit the 2020-2021 Head Start application

 
 

Circulo de Padres

The relationship between parents and their children has a major influence on most aspects of a child's development.  There are 3  major goals in parenting:  ensuring children’s health and safety, preparing children for life as productive adults and transmitting cultural values. Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity has created the Circle of Parents program to help families create high-quality parent-child relationships that have a positive impact on children's self-esteem, school achievement, development and behavior.

Circle of Parents is a free parent support program offered in Vance County.  This parent support group is for all parents who live in surrounding communities. 

PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

  • Information and activities geared to parents and children​

  • Participant Benefits

FREE Childcare

FREE Meals

Field Trips

Fun Craft Activities

Other Incentives

  • Attend at least 3 meetings and receive a $25 gas or Visa Card

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Families must live in Franklin, Granville, Vance or Warren Counties.

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  • Your child may be 18 years of age or younger

 

  • Parents of children with special needs are encouraged to apply ​

  • Parents commit to attending group meetings​​

FRANKLIN VANCE WARREN OPPORTUNITY WILL SOON OFFER CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES.  

 

Building pathways to a better quality of life in communities we serve!

Hours:    M-F 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Phone:    252-492-0161

Fax:        252-492-6250

Office:    180 South Beckford Drive

             Henderson, NC  27536

Mail:      P.O. Box 1453

             Henderson, NC 27536

Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity, Inc. Is an equal opportunity employer and service provider

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