Smart Beginnings Network

Smart Beginnings Network Map

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Click on a Smart Beginnings below to contact or learn more about a specific location or region.  Estimated 0-5 population is based on 2013 US Census data.

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Smart Beginnings Central Virginia
City of Lynchburg and Counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford (includes Town of Bedford) and Campbell
Estimated 0-5 population = 13,700

Karen Wesley, Executive Director / 434.455.6914

Smart Beginnings Danville Pittsylvania
City of Danville and County of Pittsylvania
Estimated 0-5 population = 5,663

Ann V. Stratton, Executive Director / 434.797.8887

Smart Beginnings Eastern Shore
Counties of Accomack and Northampton
Estimated 0-5 population = 2,758

Roberta Newman, Coordinator / 757.330.0777

Fairfax County School Readiness Collaborative
County of Fairfax
Estimated 0-5 population = 39,506

Anne Marie Twohie, Director, Fairfax County Office of Children / 703.324.8103

Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William
Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and the County of Prince William
Estimated 0-5 population = 39,506

Kendra Kielbasa, Director / 703.909.0086

Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond
Cities of Richmond & Colonial Heights and the Counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent and Powhatan
Estimated 0-5 population = 65,066

Rich Schultz, Executive Director / 804.783.9313

Smart Beginnings Greater Roanoke
Cities of Roanoke, Salem and Vinton and the Counties of Botetourt, Craig and Roanoke
Estimated 0-5 population = 14,950

Abby Verdillo (Interim contact)

Smart Beginnings Historic Triangle
City of Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York
Estimated 0-5 population = 7,645

Amy Bornhoft, Coordinator, 757.566.2849

Smart Beginnings Martinsville Henry
City of Martinsville and the County of Henry
Estimated 0-5 population = 3,714

Melanie McLarty, Director / 276.403.5963

Smart Beginnings New River Valley
City of Radford and the Counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski
Estimated 0-5 population = 8,799


Smart Beginnings Rappahannock
City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford
Estimated 0-5 population = 25,580

Carol Clark, Executive Director / 540.479.6944

Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley
Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton and Waynesboro and the Counties of Augusta, Page, Rockingham and Shenandoah
Estimated 0-5 population = 16,762

Kathy Banks, Director / 540.434.6639, ext. 107

Smart Beginnings Southeast
Counties of Dinwiddie, Greeensville, Surry, Sussex and Prince George Counties and Cities of Emporia and Hopewell

Alison Noble, Director / 804.314.3497

Smart Beginnings Southwest Virginia
Cities of Bristol, Galax and Norton and the Counties of Bland, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Scott, Tazewell, Washington and Wythe
Estimated 0-5 population = 19,466

Buckey Boone, Regional Coordinator / 276.525.4104

Smart Beginnings Thomas Jefferson Area
City of Charlottesville, Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson
Estimated 0-5 population = 13,352

Barbara Hutchinson, Director of Community Initiatives / 434.972.1716

Smart Beginnings Virginia Peninsula
Cities of Hampton and Newport News
Estimated 0-5 population = 21,944

Bruce Myers, Executive Director / 757.240.2731

Smart Beginnings Western Tidewater
Cities of Franklin and Counties of Southampton and Isle of Wight
Estimated 0-5 population = 3,216

Lorraine Whitehead, Director / 757.562.8511