Leigh Atkinson

Leigh Atkinson

Leigh is our Director and is responsible for overseeing all the programming, staffing and administration of our center. She has over 15 years of experience working with  children and families. She was a Family Services Specialist with TAP/Head Start, and also worked in the Roanoke City Schools as a Clinician in the Therapeutic Day Treatment Program through Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare.  She has served as the assistant director for a church-based childcare center in Salem, VA, where she was directly involved with the coordination of the after school care program. She also served as the School Age Coordinator for RHCDC for three years before accepting the Director position.

She has a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in child and family development and a Master’s degree from Liberty University in Human Services/Counseling. Leigh and her husband live in Salem and have two sons, Noah and Maddox.

Office Volunteer
Sandra Blackstock