Celebrating 48 Years of Service
Black River Area Development Corporation is the grantee for the BRAD Head Start/Early Head Start program. BRAD is a community action agency serving Clay, Lawrence and Randolph counties in Northeast Arkansas. The Head Start/Early Head Start program serves 137 preschool children in Head Start and 96 infants and toddlers in Early Head Start. We also have state funded Pre-K programs serving 180, 3 to 5 year old children and Arkansas Better Chance serving 39 preschoolers and 48 infants & toddlers.
Pajamas and Books
All of the children at James W. Graves Child Development Center recently received a gift of new pajamas and books. These were provided through the generosity of the Pajama Program, a charitable organization that delivers warm sleepwear and nurturing books to children in need to ensure a safe and comfortable bedtime. The children, families and staff at James W. Graves Child Development Center
Representative Joe Jett Visits VAEHS
Arkansas House of Representatives Member, Joe Jett, visited the Virginia Atkison Center On March 21, 2014.
Car Seat Safety Checks
Health & Safety Manager, Melinda Calhoun and Randolph County Family Service Worker, Sandy Borreson conducting a Car Seat Check Clinic at Pocahontas Black River Center on March 20th.