In 2016, Rainbow Riders partnered with TAP Head Start to open an Early Head Start Partnership program. The program is located in the Education wing of St. Michael Lutheran Church (SMLC) and provides full time care for up to 16 children ages 6 weeks to 3 years old. There is a separate waiting list for this program that has eligibility requirements that include: all parents living in the home, must be working or in school, and a total household income less than the federal poverty guidelines (about $1,200/month for a family of 4).


7:30 AM - 5:30 PM


Phone: 540-808-9700
Fax: 540-552-3612


2308 Merrimac Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, Rainbow Riders is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or


Rainbow Riders is an equal opportunity provider.

Waiting List