The Judy Center

Judy Center Name: Deb Kolb
Title: Coordinator
Name: Shella Navalaney
Title: Service Coordinator @ Beall Elementary
Name: Daniel Snyder
Title: Service Coordinator @ South Penn Elementary
Name: Michele Arkins 
Title: Secretary
Phone: 301-689-8489 (Beall) or 301-876-9022 (South Penn) 
The Judy Center provides programs that will give parents the knowledge, skills, and resources to meet their children’s basic needs; provides affordable, high – quality early childhood programs; provides quality health services, which promote the healthy growth and development of children; and collaborates with community agencies.  The Coordinator is also the co-chair of the Early Childhood Advisory Council and chair of the family involvement sub-committee.  Allegany County has two Judy Center locations at Beall Elementary School and South Penn Elementary School.
Services at the Judy Center include:
  • Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Multi-age 3 & 4-year-old classrooms, 3-year-old classrooms and Pre-school Special Education Classes
  • Summer Education Camps
  • Maryland Birth to Five Program
  • Full-Day/Full-Year Child Care (including before-and after school)
  • Head Start Services
  • Family Support Services
  • Adult Education (GED & Adult Basic Education)
  • Children’s Health Services, including free vision and dental screenings
  • Coordinated Case Management
  • Parent Workshops
  • Parent/Child Activities
  • Socializations
  • Community Referral Services
  • Children’s Mental Health Services
  • Infant & Toddler Playgroups