"Serving the County of Wise, the City of Norton, and the Towns of Appalachia, Big Stone Gap, Coeburn, Pound, St. Paul, and Wise."

Day Care and Preschool Facilities

Appalachia Early Head Start Center, Appalachia I Center & Appalachia II Center, 718 W. Main Street, Appalachia, VA 24216.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-0518.  Ages: 16 months to 5 years.  

Melissa Call, 11610 August Road, Coeburn, VA 24230. 276-219-9868.  Ages: 0-6 years.

Camp Bethel Day Care and Preschool, 9050 Camp Bethel Rd., P.O. Box 1408, Wise, VA 24293.  Director: Michelle Hensley, 276-328-0064.  Ages:  6 weeks-12 years.  Before and After School Care available.  Reduced rates are available for more than one child.

Coeburn II Center, Sheffield Acres, State Route 72, Coeburn, VA 24230.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-05185.  Ages: 3-5 years.  

Dogwood Terrace, Dogwood Terrace Housing Authority, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-0518.  Ages: 3-5 years.

Educare, 1341 Park Avenue, Norton, VA 24273.  Director: Sandy Lower, 276-679-1193.

Esserville Center, 5341 Esserville Road, Norton, VA 24273.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-2236.  Ages: 16 months to 3 years.   

Esserville Head Start Center, 5341 Esserville Road, Norton, VA 24273.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-2236, ext. 17. 

Happy Hearts Child Care Center, 711 Orby Cantrell Hwy, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.  Director: Janet Chandler, 276-523-4221

Kids Central , Inc. (Federal Headstart Program), P.O. Box 661, 5345 Esserville Road, Norton, VA 24273.  Director 276-679-0518

Kings Christian Academy, P. O. Box 339, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.  Director: Monica Graham, 276-523-0004. Ages 2 1/2 and up.

Love & Learn, Mary's Chapel Church, Coeburn, VA, 276-395-5163. Ages 3 - 6 years.

Main Street Kids, 276-321-7229. Ages 2-12 years. Pre-school and after school programs.

Monte Vista Center, 101 South Church Street, Big Stone Gap, 24219.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-0518.  Ages: 3-5 years.  Also offers before and after school care for children ages 2-12.+

Mount Olive Day Care, 9614 Coeburn Mountain Road, Wise, VA 24293.  Rosiland McAmis 276-275-6935 or Michelle McCarthy 276-393-2080 Ages: 0-12 years old. Year round day care and after school care until 5:30 p.m. 

Nita Bond Center, 115 Litchfield Street, Coeburn, VA 24230.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-395-3387.  Capacity:  22.  Ages: 0-12 years. 

Pound Head Start Center, U.S. Route 23, J.W. Adams Elementary School, Pound, VA 24279.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-0518-x145.  Darrell Edwards, 276-796-6058.  Ages: 3-5 years. 

Williams Family Day Care, 8821 Gateway Drive, Wise, VA 24293.  Director: Kim Williams, 276-328-3713. 

Wise County Christian School, 5913 Airport Road, Wise, VA 24293.  Director: Mona Colvard, 276-328-3297. Ages 3 and up.

Wise Head Start Center, University of Virginia's College at Wise, Wise, VA 24293.  Director: Darrell Edwards, 276-679-0518 x 144.  Ages: 3-5 years. 

Child Care Connect is a community-based resource and referral center.  They provide families with factual child care information about child care centers and family child care homes.  They give referrals only, not recommendations.  When you call requesting child care information, they send you a letter with the names and telephone numbers of providers on their database in the area you need.  For more information, contact Child Care Connect toll-free at 1-877-CCC-KIDS


For additional information on licensed individuals and day care facilities in the area, call the Virginia Department of Social Services regional office at 276-676-5490, 190 Patton St., Abingdon, VA 24210.

This list is provided as a community service and the Chamber does not promote or recommend one facility over another. All individuals are encouraged to check with each facility for state license.
Updated 02/14/2017