The Project Head Start Program is a federally funded program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We serve the entire Eastern Shore from the Chesapeake Bridge Tunnel to the Virginia, Maryland border. We serve 218 children and families of both Accomack and Northampton counties. Project Head Start is a comprehensive program of child development with a primary focus on school readiness skills. We at Project Head Start believe that engaging parents in their children’s education is the foundation to school and life success.
Head Start program is housed in 3 different locations.
1. Hare Valley Head Start (Headquarters)
5432 Bayside Road
Exmore, VA 23350
Phone: 757-442-9652 EXT. 18
2. Eastern Shore Early Childhood Development Center
24429 Front Street
Accomack, VA 23301
3. Hallwood Head Start
28281 Main Street
Hallwood VA, 23359
Any inquiries about our Project Head Start programs, please contact Tange Francis – 757-442-9652 ext 18. To apply for Project Head Start Services, please complete our online application or visit