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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. Management will closely monitor the situation and adjust these dates as needed. If you need assistance, please call our main line at (704) 377-6588 or email your main point of contact, if applicable. All messages will be returned within 48 hours, though likely sooner.
It’s important to note closures apply to MECK Pre-K as well. MECK Pre-K Centers will close for a minimum of 15 days, effective Tuesday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020.
Please keep yourself and others safe by following precautions outlined by the Center for Disease Control.
Visit www.cdc.gov/COVID19 for more information.
Five fun, simple and powerful ways that families can give every child a great start in life.
MECK Pre-K is a county-funded program and therefore FREE for children who qualify.
GPS is designed for Mecklenburg County parents with children 0-5 who are part of the complex, sometime frightening world of autism.
Sign up to receive FREE books! Program is available to children living in Mecklenburg County until their 5th birthday.
Recent News & Information
It's time to register for MECK Pre-K! Our bi-lingual staff can help you register your child for one of the 600 MECK Pre-K spots at our Registration Events: Monday, August 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Renaissance West Community Initiative Inspiration Room | 3610...
Join Nancy Hughes and Stephen Hancock on Charlotte Talks: The Importance Of Early Childhood Education – August 23, 2018 at 9am on WFAE
On the next Charlotte Talks, we examine the importance of early childhood education, of being ready for kindergarten and how reading below grade level impacts a child’s prospects for a successful life. School in Charlotte starts next week with many children starting...
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...
Wondering why early childhood education is so important? Check out our feature on WBTV with Share Charlotte to learn more about MECK Pre-K and to discover how you can support this important initiative in our community.
Each Child. Every Neighborhood.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202