The following programs and services are administered by Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County.
Baby LINKS provides contact from a registered nurse within the first few days after delivery and again at 2 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, and one year, as needed and requested by the mother.
Children & Youth Partnership for Dare County is excited to present our Annual Block Play Extravaganza in Nags Head in February. Block Play Extravaganza is held at the Fessenden Center in Buxton in March. *Events at the Fessenden Center have been cancelled for March 26, 2020*
CCR&R offers referrals and information on choosing quality child care for families looking for early learning and out-of-school options; provides training, technical assistance, and support to early learning programs and professionals; promotes increased education for Dare County Early Care & Education Professionals by offering professional development planning; provides information on child care supply and demand; and advocates for children's and child care issues for the community.
Child Day Care Assistance Program offers financial assistance for families who need day care services, so that parents/responsible caretakers can work, seek employment, participate in employment training, or attend school.
This organized, interactive playgroup helps families prepare their young children for success in school and life. Young children (ages 0-5) and family, friends, and neighbors who take care of them meet regularly at the CYP Center.
Family Literacy Program (FLP) volunteers provide free home-based tutoring to Latinx children enrolled in Dare County Schools.
Family Support Network offers support for families with children who have special needs by providing a one-on-one parent match with a trained support parent for emotional support, assistance in finding community resources, and sharing parenting experiences.
Parents as Teachers provides parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. Through home visits and group meetings parent educators share child development/parenting information and parent-child activities that promote growth and learning.
The Quality Enhancement Program provides assistance to licensed early learning centers and family child care homes to improve and enhance the quality of child care offered, and to increase their star-rated license. The program provides training on the Environment Rating Scales, pre-assessment, consultation and development of a 6-month action plan, one-on-one technical assistance, training, post-assessment, and assistance with star-rated license application.