The Partnership for Children of the Foothills builds and sustains partnerships with community agencies and service providers. By partnering together to provide creative and unique programs for preschool children and their families, as well as licensed child care centers and family child care homes, our partnership improves the quality of child care, makes child care more affordable and more accessible, provides health education and provides family support services.


Our Mission

To build a strong foundation for children’s learning and development by strengthening families, the early education system and the community.

Our Vision

All children in Polk, Rutherford and McDowell counties will enter school healthy, safe and ready to succeed.
Read Aloud
A nationwide initiative to improve early literacy by reading aloud 15 minutes per day.
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Dolly Parton Imagination Library
A program that sends free books to children every month until their 5th birthday .
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Circle of Parents
Come and share the challenges and successes of parenting with other parents just like you.
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