The Child & Family Network Centers operates 8 classrooms in three Alexandria neighborhoods serving 138 four and five year-old children. To qualify for our free preschool program parents must meet certain income eligibility requirements. All classrooms are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and/or are Virginia Quality star-rated.

To apply click the following to download the application.

We encourage you to call us and talk to one of our staff to help with this process or to provide you with more information about our programs. We’ll walk you through the application process and determine how we can best help you and your child.

If your child is already enrolled and you  need to pay the program fees, click here.

Please contact:
Kirsten Karttunen
Program Manager
703.836.0214 ext. 229
1: Wheeler 1 & 2: 3700 Wheeler Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 22304
2: Alive! 2723 King Street, Alexandria, VA. 22302
3: Cora Kelly 1, 2, & 3: 25 W. Reed Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 22305
4: Chirilagua: 3918 Bruce Street, Alexandria, VA. 22305
5: Mt. Vernon: 3801 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA. 22305
To complete the enrollment process, please provide the following required documents:
∙ Photo ID of parent registering child
∙ Child’s birth certificate
∙ Medicaid or medical insurance number of child
∙ Proof of residency (lease, utility bill, letter from landlord)
∙ Proof of income (recent pay stub, letter from employer, tax form 1040, W-2, TANF, Food Stamp case number)
∙ Health form/Physical form with child’s immunizations (can be faxed to 703-836-3180)

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