Mt. Olive Center


Mt. Olive Head Start Center, 5465 Silver Spoon Road, Whiteville, NC 28472, (910) 648-4860

Located in the rural area outside of Whiteville in Columbus County, Mt. Olive Head Start Center provides services to 80 enrollees and their parents in a four classroom setting.   The center, originally operated by Sencland Community Action, Inc., came under the umbrella of Southeastern Community & Family Services, Inc., in 1987. 

Mt. Olive has a 4 Star Rating from the North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services Division of Child Development and Early Education. 

Our staff are highly qualified to deliver age and developmentally appropriate educational opportunities to our enrollees in a warm and inclusive atmosphere.  Each teacher has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, and our assistant teachers hold Associate degrees in ECE or a related field.  Parents are recognized as their child’s first and best teacher and are encouraged to be an active participant in their education through volunteering at the center.

For more information about our center, please contact the staff at 910/648-4860 or visit us 5465 Silverspoon Road in Whiteville.

For important information about our center, including events, special announcements, and center closings, please view the SCFS Announcements section (at the right), daily.

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