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

Appalachian Heathcare

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

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