Child Care Services
Face coverings are required for children 5 years and older in HCPS Child Care facilities, per Sept. 4, 2020 guidance from NCDHHS Division of Child Development and Early Education.
Under Plan C (updated 1/5/21):
During Plan C, HCPS will offer its all-day (“Summer PLUS”) Plan C Child Care Services at five school locations to the public, prioritizing care for children of Healthcare Workers, Frontline First Responders, and Essential Workers.
Registration for a full week of care is required for all new and existing families, at $125 per week (The weekly charge for care January 7-8 will be $50.00).* Day-to-day registration is not available.
Hours of daily operation are from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack will be provided. Payments must be made online at K12PaymentCenter.com.
Families may register for Child Care Services by the week at Fletcher, Hendersonville, Hillandale, Mills River, and Sugarloaf elementary schools, using the school-specific Google Forms below. There will be a maximum enrollment at each site. If the requested school site is full, please select another one for care.
* DSS vouchers for child care are also accepted; for more information on the Child Care Subsidy Program, visit the Henderson County DSS website or call (828) 697-5500.
Child Nutrition Services
Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will continue providing reliable student meals during implementation of the “Return to Learn” Plan C fully remote model.
Beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, HCPS will provide grab-and-go pickup meals at no cost to children ages 2-18 at 15 school sites on school days during implementation of Plan C. The “Meals On the Bus” routes will begin rolling the following week.
Under Plan C, Grab-and-Go meal pickup options will continue at designated school sites listed in the“Child Nutrition Services on Plan C” document. This listing is published online at www.HCPSNC.org/rtl-auxiliary and will be updated as the situation changes.
Meals On the Bus
Under Plan C, the “Meals On the Bus” routes will resume Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. The route schedules will be communicated to families and are updated in the “Child Nutrition Services on Plan C” document.