We are a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.

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As of Friday, May 13, 2016 the Swansboro Child Care Resource and Referral office will be closed. All services offered at the Swansboro location will be consolidated and available at our Jacksonville and Richlands locations. Lending Library items may be returned to the Swansboro office until Friday, May 13, 2016 after this date all checked out items should be returned to the Jacksonville or Richlands location. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you have any questions, you may contact Krystal Jefferson, CCR&R Supervisor or LaWanna Wooden, Early Childhood Division Director at (910) 938-0336.

For Child Care Subsidy Information please CLICK HERE.

Child Care Subsidy Services are only offered in our Jacksonville location. Subsidy Services will be CLOSED on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm for employee training. Services will resume on Wednesdays at 1:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hours of Operation for the Resource Centers:

Resource Centers are lending libraries that contain books and educational materials for children and families. Membership is required for check out of materials. There are free and low cost memberships available for all community members. 

Jacksonville: 910-938-0336 ~ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm and Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.  *Extended Resource Center Hours are offered in Jacksonville on the first Wednesday monthly from 5:00-6:30pm

Richlands: 910-324-6590: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm, Open Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm

Swansboro:  910-326-4752: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm, Open Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm