Region IV Head Start Association Inc.



The Region IV Head Start Association, Inc. (RIVHSA), founded in 1986 is a private not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to improving the quality of early care and education for Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) children and their families. RIVHSA represents more than 165,000 children, 30,000 staff and 250 member programs. Our network includes a community of professionals, parents, corporate partners, policy makers as well as our 8 state affiliates: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. RIVHSA is an active affiliate of the National Head Start Association.


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Our Mission

Locally and nationally the Region IV Head Start Association Inc. is a vocal advocate for the children and families in Region IV. RIVHSA's mission is to serve as a clearinghouse for our grantees and affiliate groups by providing resources, technical assistance and training to promote the delivery of quality services. 

2015 Annual Conference

February 2-5, 2015


Myra Ingram, Executive Director

Frances Starr-Farrior, Executive Assistant

Post Office Box 1049

Snellville, Georgia 30078

Telephone:  770.490.9198

Fax:     770.696.2768