Child Abuse Protection/Prevention Agencies

Child Protective Services-DSS

Investigate and act upon reports of abuse, neglect and dependency; assist with needed services.
Telephone: 336-372-1445

Guardian Ad Litem Program

Volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in the court system.
Website: http://www.nccourts.org/
Telephone: 336-651-4421

Partnership for Children

Darkness to Light child sexual abuse prevention program, DANA program, and parenting classes.
Telephone: 336-372-2846
 

Children’s Activities

Alleghany County Public Library

Story time for preschool and toddlers, summer reading programs through age 18, movie events.
Telephone: 336-372-5573

Alleghany County Recreation

Youth (up to 12 yrs.) baseball, softball, basketball, soccer and tennis.
Telephone: 336-372-2942

Alleghany Wellness Center

Lessons in karate and swimming.
Telephone: 336-372-2944

Boy Scouts

Troops for ages 11 (6th grade) – 18; outdoor adventures, hiking and camping; merit badges; travel opportunities, local and out west.
Telephone: 336-200-1982

Cub Scouts

Dens for boys 1st – 5th grade; classes to earn badges, pins and belt loops; many camping opportunities including parent-son camporee.
Telephone: 336-200-2215

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

Information, workshops and training to improve lives and education of all children, special emphasis on those with disabilities.
Website: https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/
Telephone: 800-962-6817

Girl Scouts

Troops for kindergarten – 9th grade, badge earning, silver and gold awards, leadership experience, camping and travel oppor- Tunities (Daisy thru Cadets).
Telephone: Text 336-572-1220

NC Cooperative Extension

4-H Clubs, summer fun programs and camps, school enrichment programs, 5-18 yrs..
Telephone: 336-372-5597
 

Child Care

Blue Ridge Developmental Day

All inclusive child care, educational and therapies; birth- 5 yrs..
Telephone: 336-372-4300

Department of Social Services

Application to determine income eligibility for childcare assistance.
Telephone: 336-372-1445

Division of Child Development

Information on choosing child care, operating a facility, financial assistance and early intervention.
Website: http://www.ncchildcare.nc.gov/
Telephone: 800-859-0829

Free Worship Christian Day Care Center

Preschool preparation and after school care, birth- 12 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-8423

Love-n-Learn Childcare

One-on-one childcare in a home setting, references available, birth- 12 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-4494

Ollie’s Small World

Creative preschool curriculum, before and after school program; birth- 12 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-4775

Partnership for Children

Technical assistance to providers, Smart Start for early education, parental guidance in locating child care.
Telephone: 336-372-2846
 

Children with Special Needs

AppHealthCare - Innovative Approaches

Focuses on bringing together key community stakeholders to work on systems that impact families with children and youth with special health care needs from birth to 21 years of age.
Telephone: 828-264-4995 Ext 3131

Children’s Developmental Service Agency

Early Intervention Program; nutrition, PTOT and speech therapy for developmental delays or established conditions; birth – 3 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-2905

Daymark Recovery Services

Comprehensive and culturally competent mental health and substance abuse services for recovery, independence and highest quality of life.
Telephone: 336-372-4095

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

Information, workshops and training to improve lives and education of all children, special emphasis on those with disabilities.
Website: https://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/
Telephone: 800-962-6817

High Country First In Families

Support to families with Developmental Disabilities and traumatic brain injury; i.e. school / medical supplies, toys, childcare or respite care, computers.
Website: http://fifnc.org/
Telephone: 336-667-3333x250

Juvenile Court Counselor

Assistance for troubled youth and their families, ages 6-15.
Telephone: 336-372-8960

New River Shriner’s Club

Medical care for burned and crippled children and those with cleft palate, birth defects, and scoliosis; birth – 18 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-7488

Parent to Parent Family Support Network

Support service providers and families of children with a disability, emotional / behavioral challenge, or chronic health condition; families with premature infants or grieving the death of a child.
Telephone: 866-812-3122

AppHealthCare - Care Coordination For Children (CC4C)

Determine needs and locate best services to improve health outcome and reduce costs for at risk children, birth- 5 yrs.
Telephone: 336-372-5641