Services for Families & Young Children
Mitchell-Yancey Healthy Families provides intensive home-visiting service for families with newborns designed to increase protective factors and promote healthy childhood outcomes. To learn more call (828) 682-0047 or (828) 467-0909.
Through the collective efforts of an inspired community, we seek to ensure the availability and affordability of health, education, and parent support services that prepare our young children for school and future Life success. Click here to learn more.
Contracted Services for Children, Families & Educators
Child Care Subsidies
Child Care Subsidies assist families with the costs of high-quality child care. For more info, call Avery DSS at (828) 733-8230; Mitchell DSS (828) 688-2175, ext 306; or Yancey DSS at (828) 682-6148, ext 243.
Preschool Scholarships offer financial support for eligible families to attend high-quality part-day preschool program. For more info, call Church Street Preschool at (828) 682-4979, or Children’s Garden at (828) 675-5303.
SCOTTIE Bus is a mobile Pre-K classroom with a state endorsed Pre-K literacy program offered to children three and four years old that are not enrolled in a Pre-K program. Call Avery County Schools (828) 733-6006.
Transportation Services assist with transportation to child care, medical appointments and other human service agencies. Avery (828) 733-0005; Mitchell (828) 688-4715; Yancey (828) 682-6144.
WAGE$® offers supplements for teachers to support increased college coursework in child development. To learn more, call (919) 967-3272.
Parent-to-Parent provides support and information for families of a child with special needs. Call the Family Support Network at (866) 448-5781.