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.
January Newsletters – Pocahontas Centers
Center News Adventures in Parenting is Jan. 5 – 16 We will be open on Martin Luther King, JR Day We will close at 2:15 on January 30th for a staff meeting. Bad Weather Policy: We follow the Pocahontas School District’s bad weather policy. We close when they close. If the public school dismisses early we will dismiss at the same time. Watch KAIT8
December Newsletter – Pocahontas Centers
Center News Dec 4 Parent Meeting “Conscious Discipline” speaker Kathi Bergman . Childcare and refreshments provided. Dec 18th @ 9:00 Winter Celebration. Santa will be here. RIF Book Event- The Gift of Reading. Dec 18th Last day of school for children. Dec 19th- Jan. 2 Closed for Christmas Break Jan 5 2015 Children return Please remember to send a heavy coat with your child
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