Department of Family Services - Office for Children

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 920

Betsi Closter,
Director

Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI)

banner school readiness child playing with blocks

The Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) supports quality early childhood education programs for children at risk for school failure. Families with income at, or below 200% of poverty, with children who are four years old by September 30 of the school year and who live in Fairfax County are eligible for participation in VPI. Children are also eligible if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

Identified with special needs and have an Individual Education Plan (IEP).

  • Live in a foster care home.
  • Are under a Child Protective Service order.
  • Live in families who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
  • Live in families that are enrolled in the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) program.
  • Live with a teen parent.

VPI supports children's school readiness through:

  • Quality early childhood education programs.
  • Health, mental health, dental and developmental screenings and follow-up as needed.
  • Experiences that result in smooth transitions to kindergarten.

Programs partner with families to provide:

  • Workshops and events that engage families in their children's early education experiences.
  • Literacy programs.
  • Resource materials.

Early childhood professionals participating in VPI receive support through:

  • Ongoing professional development.
  • On-site visits and technical assistance.
  • Classroom supplies that support curriculum implementation

 

Find A VPI Program Near You!

(Availability varies. Call the program for more information.)

Updated November 2015

 

Annandale

ACCA Child Development Center
7200 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003
703-256-0100   


Alexandria

Capital Kids Preschool
and Learning Center
8758 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
703-360-3668

Mt. Vernon-Lee Child
Development Center
3434 Campbell Drive
Alexandria, VA 22303
703-329-4880

Gum Street KinderCare
6123 Gum Street
Alexandria, VA 22310
703-922-5040

Creative Learning School
8331 Washington Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22309
703-799-0335

Buckman Road KinderCare
4287 Buckman Road
Alexandria, VA 22309
703-360-1045

UCM Early Learning
2709 Popkins Lane
Alexandria, VA 22306
703-765-0909

Hopkins House-McNeil
Preschool Academy
8543 Forest Place
Alexandria, VA 22309
571-480-4274
Fordson Road KinderCare
7901 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
703-780-9099   


Centreville

Stone Road KinderCare
6215 Stone Road
Centreville,VA 20120
703-830-6712   


Fairfax

Main Street Child
Development Center
401 Sideburn Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-273-1192

Sparkles Child Care Center
Fair Oaks
12001 Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-502-8100   


Falls Church

Falls Church McLean
Children's Center
7230 Idylwood Road
Falls Church, VA 22043
703-534-4907

Seven Corners
Children's Center
129 Willston Drive
Falls Church,VA 22044
703-532-4262


Herndon

Hopkins House
Innovative Preschool
200 Fairbrook Drive
Suite 103
Herndon, VA 20170
703-549-4232 option 1

Locust Street KinderCare
801 Locust Street
Herndon, VA 20170
703-471-1191

Herndon Parkway KinderCare
1178 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA 20170
703-435-3955


Reston

Great Day Children's Center
11155 North Shore Drive
Reston, VA 20190
703-787-6900

TLC4 Kids Children's Center
1603 N. Washington Plaza
Reston, VA 20190
703-787-0560

Laurel Learning Center
11484 Washington Plaza West
# 200
Reston, VA 20190
571-323-1414
 

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