Head Start Programs North Carolina Head Start Mountain Area Child And Family Center

Mountain Area Child And Family Center, a Head Start Program of Asheville, NC

2586 Riceville Road
Asheville NC NC
Contact Phone
(828) 298-0808
Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program for low-income pregnant woman and families with infants and toddlers. Its mission is to; •promote healthy prenatal outcomes for pregnant women •enhance the development of very young children •promote healthy family functioning
Who is Eligible?

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.

How to Apply
Enrolling a Child For Questions or to Submit an Application Contact: Aimee Spooner Enrollment Specialist aspooner@macfc.org 2586 Riceville Road Asheville, NC 28805 T: (828) 298-0808 F: (828) 298-0707 Click here for a Child Application HOURS OF OPERATION MACFC operates two childcare sites with the following hours of operation and enrollment: 1. Riceville Center–east location; 7:30am-5:30pm–about 100 children enrolled 2. Montmorenci Center–west location; 7:30am-5:00pm–about 36 children enrolled
Center Locations
  • Montmorenci
    89 Old Candler Town Rd, Candler NC
    (828) 670-7300
  • Riceville
    2586 Riceville Rd, Asheville NC
    (828) 298-0808

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