BRAD Child Development Programs

Serving Clay, Lawrence and Randolph Counties in Northeast Arkansas for 50 years, Black River Area Development Corporation is a Community Action Agency and the grantee for BRAD Child Development Programs which includes Head Start, Early Head Start, Arkansas Better Chance, State pre-k and after school care programs. The Head Start program serves 137 preschool children, Early Head Start serves 96 infant/toddlers, State pre-k will potentially serve 180 children. Centers are located in Pocahontas in Randolph County, Corning, Piggott, and Rector in Clay County, and Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County.
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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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