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Your guide to
early care & learning in Central Virginia

Go2Grow works with local public schools, Head Start programs, and private providers to give all families access to early care and educational resources in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Greene. By working together, we can ensure every child in the Central Virginia area enters kindergarten ready to learn and grow!
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Your guide to
early care & learning
in Central Virginia

Go2Grow works with local public schools, Head Start programs, and private providers to give all families access to early care and educational resources in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Greene. By working together, we can ensure every child in the Central Virginia area enters kindergarten ready to learn and grow!

WHY EARLY EDUCATION?

Children who participate in high-quality programs tend to have:

Higher scores on math and reading achievement tests

Higher scores on math and reading achievement tests

Higher high school graduation rates and higher levels of schooling attained

Higher high school graduation rates and higher levels of schooling attained

Improved nutrition and health

Improved nutrition and health

In the long run, these children are also more likely to:

Have higher employment and earnings as adults

Have higher employment and earnings as adults

Experience lower rates of alcohol and other drug use

Experience lower rates of alcohol and other drug use

Be less likely to engage in criminal acts or be incarcerated

Be less likely to engage in criminal acts or be incarcerated

And it is not just kids who win! Parents of participants:

Complete more years of schooling

Complete more years of schooling

Are more likely to be employed

Are more likely to be employed

Have higher earnings

Have higher earnings

SAVE TIME WITH A SINGLE APPLICATION.

The Fall 2021 priority deadline is March 15th for Charlottesville City and April 15th for Albemarle County. Applications are accepted year-round.

Go2Grow helps families review and sign up for early care and education opportunities. This single application can also inform families of their eligibility for publicly-funded programs that may provide free or reduced cost options.

Go2Grow applications can be filled out by any family with a child, birth to age 5, looking for care in Central Virginia.

Not sure which programs you’re eligible for? Contact our Navigator, Rebecca Martin, for assistance at Go2Grow@unitedwaycville.org, by phone at 434- 972-1706, or by text at 434-459-0506

Have questions?

HAVE QUESTIONS?

We’re here to help!
Contact our Navigator, Rebecca Martin, for assistance at Go2Grow@unitedwaycville.org, by phone at 434- 972-1706, or by text at 434-459-0506