NVFS to Hold Dedication for Arlington Child Development Center

Established in 1924, Northern Virginia Family Service is a private, non-profit community service organization dedicated to helping individuals and families find new paths to self-reliance and brighter futures. Each year, NVFS helps more than 20,000 people find affordable housing, counseling and child care; access low-cost medical and dental services; utilize foster and respite care; participate in job training; benefit from trauma recovery; and more. For more information, visit www.nvfs.org.

WHO: Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS),
Arlington Board Chair J. Walter Tejada, Arlington Board Vice Chair Barbara Favola

WHAT: Dedication of NVFS Arlington Child Development Center, offering full-day, full-year Head Start services.

WHEN: December 3, 2008. 9:00 am tour, 9:30 am ceremony

WHERE: 1801 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA
Beside Virginia Hospital Center

WHY: NVFS is proud to hold an opening ceremony for its new Head Start program in Arlington. The newly renovated child development and educational center provides 204 children, ages 3-5, with full-day, full-year services under the Head Start program. Parents also receive education and support to help their children succeed.