Resources: Education

Albemarle County Public Schools

401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 296-5820


Albemarle County Office of Adult and Migrant Education and the Families in Crisis (Homeless) program

Coordinator for Adult, Homeless and Migrant Education

Albemarle County Public Schools

907 Henry Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 296-3872

Services: Workplace Training, Citizenship and Business classes, Migrant and Homeless Education, and other services as needed. Services are open to all adult residents of Central Virginia and are not limited to residents of Albemarle County.


Center for Learning and Growth (formerly Enterprise Center)

Albemarle County Public Schools

227 Lamb’s Lane Charlottesville, VA 22903  

Phone: (434) 974-8070

Services: provides specialized short term intervention to students requiring alternative placement for educational rehabilitation.


Charlottesville City Schools

1562 Dairy Road Charlottesville, VA 22903

Phone: (434) 245-2400

Fax: (434) 245-2603


Charlottesville Albemarle Technical Education Center

Address: 1000 Rio Road East, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 973-4461

Services: Regional technical education center that offers educational and career pathways for students and adults.


Piedmont Virginia Community College

501 College Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 977-3900

Services: Career Services, Child-Care Services (provided through YMCA Intergenerational Learning Center), Disability Services, Great Expectations Program, summer programming for children and youth)


Elk Hill Charlottesville

Address: 1819 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: (434) 220-7198

Fax: (434) 457-2830

Services: Outpatient Services, Home Based, Mentoring, Therapeutic Day Treatment, Summer Camp, Therapeutic Day Schools, Residential Services.


Bright Stars

Albemarle County Department of Social Services

Address: 1500 5th Street, Suite A, Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Phone: (434) 972-4010

Services: Preschool program for four year-olds that provides early learning experiences and comprehensive social supports for students and families, focusing on risk factors that can prevent academic and social success throughout the school years.


Charlottesville City Schools Pre-School

416 13th Street NW, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Phone: (434) 245-2813

Services: Charlottesville City Schools offers a preschool program for four-year-old children in ten classes located in our six neighborhood elementary schools. In four of our elementary schools, Charlottesville City Schools offers classes for children who turn three by September 30th of the school year of entry.


Great Expectations Program for Foster Youth

Piedmont Virginia Community College

501 College Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone: (434) 977-3900

Services: Wrap-around support to include advising on curriculum choices, finding mentoring or tutoring, solving transportation and scheduling issues, career planning and job hunting, budgeting and financial planning for students in community college who were formerly or are currently in foster care.


Head Start (Monticello Area Community Action Agency)

1025 Park St. Charlottesville, VA 22901

Phone: 434-295-3171

Services:  Head Start provides a comprehensive early childhood development program for three- and four- year-old children from families in greatest need. Head Start children participate in a wide range of educational activities designed to enhance school readiness. Family Advocates provide case management support, assist parents in addressing social service needs, and help parents attain family management and parenting skills.


Piedmont Regional Educational Program (PREP)

1434 Rolkin Court, Suite 201 Charlottesville, VA 22911 


Public regional organization designed to meet the needs of special education students that include programs for multiple disabilities and Autism, emotional disabilities program within base schools, hearing impaired program, vision and mobility, adaptive physical education, occupational/physical therapy, assistive technology, behavior/Autism. Also offers a Parent Resource Center with resources for parents of children receiving special education. Ivy Creek School serves K-12 students with emotional disabilities is part of this regional program.

Sexual Assault Resource Agency

Prevention Education


Services: Sexual assault prevention consulting for public and private schools; Training for Health teachers; Training for Faculty and other Professional Staff; Green Dot Bystander Intervention Program for High Schools; Parent workshops about communication, healthy sexuality, youth development, reinforcing positive norms; Multi-Session Classroom-based Learning, grades 5-12; Samaritan Safe Church programs for faith congregations; Teen Peer Education and Activism Clubs; Anti-Oppression educational small groups; Character-building programs for Coaches and teen Athletes