Hands Up! at a Glance

We serve the “under-served” community with a 2-year program to prepare children and parents for success in kindergarten and beyond.

The Stats

We currently enroll
32 3-year olds
34 4-year olds

8:1 classroom ratio

$30,000+ in in-kind gifts

Licensed by DHS – 3 star rating

Our degreed staff includes 1 Executive Director, 1 Assistant Director, 4 Lead Teachers, 4 Assistant Teachers, 2 Interns, and 3 After-School Teachers

Our “model” program – Perea Preschool in Memphis, TN – outreach of the Church Health Center, 13 year track record

Things to Know

8am-3pm School Day

Beforecare/Aftercare for working parents

2-year program

We have an attendance policy for students

All donations are tax-deductible
501(c)3

Hands Up! accepts DHS certificate funds

$25 registration fee

Why Hands Up?

High Scope Curriculum – active, hands-on learning; critical thinking; conflict resolution skills

Bracken testing administered upon entry and exit
Before care and after care offered to working parents.

Large volunteer pool to assist in the school day and provide parenting resources to parents

Enrolled in Federal work study program with both Union University and Jackson State Community College

Limited tuition assistance available for parents with incomes above “certificate” income level

Parental involvement component – 3 vol. hours/month, parenting classes each month, parent advisory board, continuing education “clearinghouse” for parents

Contact Us!

And we will get in touch as soon as possible.

Address: 185 Greenfield Dr. Jackson, TN

Phone : (731) 300-4263

Email: office@handsupjackson.com

Contact Us