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.

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February Newsletter – Pocahontas Centers

Reading is Electric Read-a-Thon is going on through Feb. 27th. Come and read to the children at Head Start/Early Head Start and help the children win the state collaboration
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Black River CDC Performs at Martin Luther King, JR Day Celebration

The children at Black River Child Development Center performed at the Eddie Mae Herron Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, JR Day celebration at the Pocahontas Community Center.

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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
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