We are a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.

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For Child Care Subsidy Information please CLICK HERE.

Child Care Subsidy Services are only offered in our Jacksonville location. Subsidy Services will be CLOSED on Wednesdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm for employee training. Services will resume on Wednesdays at 1:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hours of Operation for the Resource Centers:

Resource Centers are lending libraries that contain books and educational materials for children and families. Membership is required for check out of materials. There are free and low cost memberships available for all community members. 

Jacksonville: 910-938-0336 ~ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm and Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.  *Extended Resource Center Hours are offered in Jacksonville on the first Wednesday monthly from 5:00-6:30pm

Richlands: 910-324-6590: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-5:00pm, Open Wednesdays 1:00-5:00pm