Yancey County Schools Exceptional Children's Program, (Ages 3-21) Yancey County Schools Address: 100 School Circle PO Box 190 Burnsville, NC 28714 Phone: (828) 682-6101 Fax: (828) 682-7110
Description of Services: The program is a collaboration of teachers, a speech therapist, physical therapist, and physical education instructors who all participate in a self-contained program to fit the needs of each student.
Ages Served: School-aged children, Pre-K through High School
Fees/ Payment Type Accepted: Services are free of charge
Description of Services: Education, Parent Involvement, Social Services, Services to the disabled, Health, Nutrition, Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Counseling, Transportation, Parenting Classes
Eligibility: Children who are 3 to 5 years old are eligible for Head Start services. Pregnant women and children from birth to 3 years of age are eligible for Early Head Start services. Children and families who are homeless, in foster care, or receive TANF or SSI are also eligible for services. Eligibility is determined by Head Start program staff and some families may be eligible for services if they are determined to be at or below the federal poverty level. Some grantees enroll a percentage of children from families with incomes above the Poverty Guidelines as well. Families are encouraged to apply.