Department of Family Services - Office for Children

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-324-8100
TTY 711

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 can vary. Call the program for more information.

 

Annandale

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

 

Alexandria

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

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

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

Fordson Road KinderCare
7901 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA 22306
703-780-9099

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

Hopkins House-McNeil Preschool Academy
8543 Forest Place
Alexandria, VA 22309
571-480-4274

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

 

Centreville

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

 

Fairfax

Main Street Child Development Center
4401 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

Kidstretch
303 S. Maple Avenue
Suite 100
Falls Church, VA 22046
703-300-7329

Seven Corners Children's Center
6129 Willston Drive
Falls Church,VA 22044
703-532-4262

 

Herndon

Franklin Farm Road KinderCare
13228 Franklin Farm Road
Herndon, VA 20171
703-860-2800

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

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

 

Reston

Lake Newport Road KinderCare
11875 Lake Newport Road
Reston, VA 20194
703-742-0494

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

Soapstone Drive KinderCare
2300 Soapstone Drive
Reston VA 20191
703-476-4710

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

 

Springfield

Bauer Drive KinderCare
8518 Bauer Drive
Springfield VA 22152
703-451-4194

Rolling Road KinderCare
8119 Rolling Road
Springfield VA 22153
703-866-3135

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