Grant Impact Report: Smart Start Stories 

FY21-22 Grant Opportunities: Innovations in Early Childhood

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

It’s as easy as filling out an application.

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Boosting Children’s Learning Through Text Messages. Text SSMC To 70138 To Sign Up.

MECK PRE-K IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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

Help Mecklenburg County Children Turn Five Ready to Thrive

Five fun, simple and powerful ways that families can give every child a great start in life.

GPS Serves Children With Special Health Care Needs Ages 0-3 as They Transition from CDSA to CMS.

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

Recent News & Information

Smart Start 25th Anniversary Gala

Smart Start 25th Anniversary Gala September 22 | 7:00-11:00pm | Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh Join us at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh for an evening of play, entertainment, and the honoring of Smart Start’s 25 years of work to build strong and vibrant children,...

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Healthy Charlotte Council: Food System + Nutrition Conference

Healthy Charlotte Council: Food System + Nutrition Conference September 14 | 7:30 a.m. - noon  Johnson and Wales University 801 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202 The Charlotte Chamber’s Healthy Charlotte Council is hosting its first Food System + Nutrition Conference....

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Now Hiring- Autism Coordinator

Primary Purpose of Position The Autism Coordinator is responsible for acting as a parent liaison, community advocate and parent/community educator for children that have been diagnosed on the autism spectrum and families that suspect their child may have autism.  The...

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Take Action: Don’t Let Census 2020 Leave Out Kids

Shared from NC Child: A fair and accurate census is profoundly important to our communities and our children. NC Child is deeply concerned about a proposal under consideration that would add a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form. This untested and unnecessary...

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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...

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Charlotte, NC 28202