Services for Families & Young Children
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.
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.
Circle of Parents® is a group led by parents that supports anyone in a caregiving role who wants a safe and friendly place to share ideas and resources around the challenges of raising healthy, successful children. For more informtaion call 828-284-2287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.