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You are struggling to care for a loved one emotionally, physically or financially and need assistance coping with these challenges. If interested in learning about resources for your loved one, and hopefully in a way that will improve your quality of life, refer to the resource list to your left to explore your options or follow the Virginia Navigator. For those with children, our Shining Star Preschool offers exceptional care and includes intergenerational programing with older adults in our Adult Care Center. You can also join our new JABA Charlottesville Caregivers Group on Facebook. 

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Shining Star Preschool

6/4/2018JABA's Shining Star Preschool has openings! Call today: 434-817-5266.

If you are looking for a preschool that provides a safe, secure and educational environment, you need to know about JABA’s Shining Star Preschool in Charlottesville. The preschool is intentionally situated next to JABA’s Adult Care Center and our Mary Williams Community Senior Center to promote interaction between children and their elders, resulting in enriching days of intergenerational activities. Join the fun!

  • Address:
    JABA Main Office
    674 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 9
    Charlottesville, VA  22901

  • Email:

  • Phone:  434-817-3616 (Ask for Shining Star)

  • Open:  6:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Please call for fees.

The 2016 JABA Carnival for the United Way's Day of Caring from Jefferson Area Board for Aging on Vimeo showcases the intergenerational programing of Shining Star Preschool, JABA's Adult Care Center, and the wider community. 

Did you know?...

In September of 2016, JABA's Shining Star Preschool Program received stellar scores as part of the Virginia Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), making it just the 6th preschool program in Charlottesville to be recognized with a positive rating.

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