Smart Start of Mecklenburg County Awards Four New Innovative Grants

IT'S TIME TO ENROLL YOUR CHILD IN PRE-K!

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MECK PRE-K IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

MECK Pre-K is a Mecklenburg County-funded Pre-Kindergarten Program FREE to eligible 4-Year-Olds.

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EFFECTIVE JULY 1,2021

GPS Will Serve Children With Special Health Care Needs Ages 0-3. Families Enrolled With CDSA Transitioning to CMS Will Be Eligible.

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This Program Is Available to Children Living in Mecklenburg County Until Their 5th Birthday. 

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Benefits of Pre-K Do Not Fade with Age

"The findings are clear: The more funding that North Carolina invests for NC Pre-K (and Smart Start), the better children will fare as they get older. The benefits from that investment will not fade out but will grow over the lives of these children." Click here to...

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You Drink, We Donate with NoDa Brewing Company

Cheers to supporting local nonprofits AND breweries! Monday, February 4, 2019 | 4:00pm-9:00pm NoDa Brewing Company | 2921 N Tryon St. When you join us at NoDa Brewing Company during "You Drink, We Donate", $1 of every pint you purchase in the tap room will be donated...

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May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month and is observed each year to raise awareness about the importance of children's mental health and how vital positive mental health is to a child's development. While all families face challenges during the COVID-19...

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Educational Resources for Teachers, Parents & Caregivers

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, teachers and caregivers are significantly impacted right now, so we will be continuing...

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