Location: New Hanover County Department of Social Services
Contact: Kathi Heslin, Child Care Manager
Description: Smart Start Funds provide parents who work or attend school or training assistance in paying for high-quality child care for their children, infants through age 5. By mandate, Smart Start of New Hanover County gives at least 30% of our annual total state funding to DSS for use in their child care subsidy program.
For more information about child care subsidies, please visit the New Hanover County Department of Social Services website.