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Smart Start Services & Programs

Smart Start of New Hanover County provides services to strengthen families, enhance the quality of and access to childcare, and promote children’s health and emergent literacy skills.  We offer services directly and through our funded partners.  Choose a category below to find program details.

Early Childhood Educator Support

Smart Start of New Hanover County offers services that support early childhood professionals in our community by offering technical assistance, coaching, training, and access to resources. The goal is to help our early childhood community provide positive, stimulating, and quality early learning experiences for young children. link

Early Childhood Education Support

Resources are available to parents navigating Early Childhood Education. We will help answer your questions, point you in the right direction, and make referrals to related services. link

Parenting Support

Parenting is hard! Smart Start of New Hanover County provides a variety of classes and services to parents and families who live in New Hanover County to make this hard job easier and a bit more manageable. link