Services for Families & Young Children


Blue Ridge Healthy Families

Blue Ridge 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) 682-5091.

Yancey Alliance for Children

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

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.


Triple P 

Happier Families. Better Relationships. Successful Kids. It all starts here! Contact Rosemary Hansel at 828.733.2899 or at for more information. 


Transportation Services

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.