Learning Ready Programs include:
Relationship Ready Programs include:
The need in our community:
23% of kids in Charlottesville live in poverty, and 54% qualify for free/reduced price lunch.
15% percent of city children and 14% of county kids arrive at kindergarten already behind their peers, and evidence shows this gap increases as they grow up.
The local rate of founded child abuse cases is nearly double the state average.
Charlottesville’s rate of children placed in foster care is 5x the state average.
Nearly 50% of Charlottesville-area kids live in single-parent homes.