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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
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is focused on bringing awareness to increased levels of stress for families with young children as a result of the social, health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Calls regarding domestic violence are up, although calls to child...
How Are Children Faring in Our Community? NC Child’s county data cards provide local snapshots of child well-being by county. For 2020, the county data benchmarks indicate how NC’s children were faring before the pandemic and give key indicators of child well-being to...
Dear friends and partners, I write today to share great news on behalf of Smart Start. Following a national search, led by Sockwell Partners, I am pleased to announce that the board has unanimously approved Mr. Jake House the new CEO of Smart Start of Mecklenburg...
Dear community members, We invite you to join us in observation of International Day of Charity on September 5. This special day is dedicated to recognizing the positive impact that organizations have on local communities, and Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is...
Income Restrictions Lifted to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19 MECK Pre-K will reopen with in-person instruction for the 2020-2021 school year. In order to ensure that children, families, teachers and providers feel safe and prepared for back to school, the...
Each Child. Every Neighborhood.
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
601 E. 5th Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, NC 28202