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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources

Our thoughts are with you as we all face the challenges of coping with the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the rapid changes it is bringing to our daily lives. We know that parents and child care providers are significantly impacted right now, and we will be...

Updates | Opportunity for Influence Fundraiser

Updates | Opportunity for Influence Fundraiser

There is no better time to invest in our future, as we continue the important work of building communities grounded in healthy families and opportunities for children. Keeping our community healthy and thriving is a top priority at Smart Start of Mecklenburg County....

COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Precautions

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is taking COVID-19 seriously.  Smart Start of Mecklenburg County has implemented precautions for the safety of our staff and families we serve. Beginning March 17, 2020 through March 31, 2020 SSMC staff will be working remotely....

March is National Reading Month

March is National Reading Month

With National Reading Month upon us we started to wonder, when did reading start and how has it developed into what we know as such a pivotal act today? Early exposure to language, whether through reading, talking or even singing, has a profound influence on...

March Partnership | Legion Brewing Southpark

March Partnership | Legion Brewing Southpark

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is partnering with Legion Brewing Southpark for the month of March.  Legion Brewing Southpark is giving back to our community’s children. For every Adventure Tap purchase during the month of March, Legion will donate $1 to Smart Start...

Annual Bidders’ Conference

Annual Bidders’ Conference

Our Bidders’ Conference is next month, and will provide detailed information about the Request for Applications (RFA) process. When:  February 14, 2020 9:00am – 10:30am  Where: Children & Family Services Center Training Rooms 1 & 2 601 E. 5th Street,...

MeckCounts 2020

MeckCounts 2020

By completing the census you can help shape the future of Mecklenburg County! Together we can receive the resources we need. So many resources are dependent on the census. An accurate count is critical to receiving resources for our community such as funding for...

#GivingTuesdayCLT

Help Smart Start of Mecklenburg County Raise $5,000 Donate between November 19 and December 3 to help us provide books to young children. The Basics Mecklenburg campaign is a countywide coalition of organizations and individuals working to make sure that every child...

Request for Proposal

Request for ProposalSystem of Care for Children ages 0-5 with Special Health Care Needs in Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Partnership for Children November 4, 2019 I. Purpose of RFP To map the services and needs for children ages 0-5 in Mecklenburg County with special...

Business Smart. Family Friendly. Future Ready.

Business Smart. Family Friendly. Future Ready.

Presenting Family Forward NC October 1, 2019 8:30am-10:00amThe Duke Endowment (800 E Morehead St.) Smart Start of Mecklenburg County (SSMC) and the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation will present Family Forward NC, an innovative initiative to improve children’s...

Smart Start featured on Wilson’s World

Smart Start of Mecklenburg County was featured on WCCB-TV's Wilson's World on August 7, 2019. We had the opportunity to share about our mission, programming, and upcoming golf tournament. To see the full article and news feature, click the button below!

Autism Support Workshop: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders

Autism Support Workshop: Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders

Mealtimes can be stressful for families! During the first 5 years of life, 20% of children struggle with some type of feeding issue. Join us as we learn from Nicole Cyphert, MS, OTR/L, about the root causes of these issues, and identifying strategies that support...

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