Child Development and Early Education

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Observes Family Engagement Month, Highlights Early Learning Resources For Parents and Families

In observance of Family Engagement Month this November, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is proud to announce new early learning resources for families with young children.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

In observance of Family Engagement Month this November, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is proud to announce new early learning resources for families with young children.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS to Extend Grant Program Supporting Early Care and Learning Teacher Pay NCDHHS extenderá el programa de subvenciones que respalda el pago de maestros de cuidado y educación temprana

Grant support to boost compensation for North Carolina’s early care and learning teachers and staff will continue through December 2023, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Grant support to boost compensation for North Carolina’s early care and learning teachers and staff will continue through December 2023, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Launches Raise NC to Highlight the Value of the State’s Early Care and Learning Network NCDHHS lanza Raise NC para destacar el valor de la red de cuidado y educación temprana del estado

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today launched Raise North Carolina, a public education campaign about the value of the state’s early care and learning network to support children’s healthy development as well as families’ participation in the workforce. Led by the Division of Child Development and Early Education, the campaign shows how greater support and investments deliver positive outcomes for children, families and North Carolina’s economy. 
 

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 00:00

New Data Dashboard Helps Public See Quality and Progress of NC’s Early Care and Learning Network Un nuevo tablero de datos ayuda al público a ver la calidad y el progreso de la red de cuidado y educación temprana en Carolina del Norte

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today launched its first online data dashboard visualizing information and trends about the statewide early care and learning network.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today launched its first online data dashboard visualizing information and trends about the statewide early care and learning network.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 00:00

NCDHHS to Provide Financial Support to Essential Workers and Child Care Providers

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is providing financial assistance to help essential workers afford child care and bonuses to child care teachers and staff who provide care during the COVID-19 crisis.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is providing financial assistance to help essential workers afford child care and bonuses to child care teachers and staff who provide care during the COVID-19 crisis.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces Hotline for Critical Workers Seeking Child Care Options

<p><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has partnered with the North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&amp;R) network to launch a hotline to provide child care options for children of critical workers who do not have access to typical care because of COVID-19 closures.</span></span></span></p>
Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has partnered with the North Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) network to launch a hotline to provide child care options for children of critical workers who do not have access to typical care because of COVID-19 closures.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 00:00

North Carolina Awarded $56 Million to Promote Children’s Well-being and Early Learning

<p>Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina will receive $56 million in federal funding over the next seven years to support children&rsquo;s health and well-being, improve access to high-quality early learning for families across the state and invest in the state&rsquo;s early childhood workforce.</p>
Thursday, January 09, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper announced today that North Carolina will receive $56 million in federal funding over the next seven years to support children’s health and well-being, improve access to high-quality early learning for families across the state and invest in the state’s early childhood workforce.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 00:00

Early Childhood Data Available for all NC Counties

The NC Department of Health and Human Services has released county data for the 10 goals and more than 50 measures that are part of the state's Early Childhood Action Plan. These new data reports are available for all 100 counties and cover issues such as infant mortality, food and housing security, emergency room visits, child health, foster care, early learning and early literacy.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The NC Department of Health and Human Services has released county data for the 10 goals and more than 50 measures that are part of the state's Early Childhood Action Plan. These new data reports are available for all 100 counties and cover issues such as infant mortality, food and housing security, emergency room visits, child health, foster care, early learning and early literacy.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 00:00

North Carolina Receives $4.5-million Early Childhood Grant, Governor Cooper Announces

North Carolina has been awarded a $4.5-million preschool development grant, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The grant will help North Carolina improve the health, safety, and developmental and academic readiness of young children across the state.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

North Carolina has been awarded a $4.5-million preschool development grant, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The grant will help North Carolina improve the health, safety, and developmental and academic readiness of young children across the state.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 00:00

DHHS Extends Public Input Period for Draft North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan to Dec. 21

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has extended the public input period for the draft North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21.
Thursday, November 29, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has extended the public input period for the draft North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21.