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Community Resources

                                   

Here is a list of community resource links that would be of interest to the parents and families of the children in my classroom. I highly encourage you to look through them for any information that would be of assistance to you. Also, if you have any link that you would like posted in this area, please feel free to contact me through my email and blog link! Enjoy!

 

Child Care Resource and Referral Program

Provides counseling and customer education material, referrals to all types of child care, parenting workshops, resource library, and newsletters.

http://www.cravensmartstart.org

Craven County Home Societyof North Carolina

Promotes the right of every child to a permanent, safe and loving home. Services include pregnancy counseling, family and therapeutic foster care, domestic adoption for infants and older children and adoption support services.

http://www.chsnc.org

American Red Cross

Red Cross disaster relief focuses on meeting people's immeduate emergency disaster-caused needs. When a disaster threatens or strikes, the Red Cross provides shelter, food, and health and mental health services to address basic human needs.

http://www.ccc-arc.org

CARTS

CARTS provides transportation services to the general public with special emphasis on the provision of such services to elderly and have disabilities.

http://www.cravencounty.com/departments/trn.cfm

Child Support Enforcement

Child Support Enforcement is a program that works to ensure both parents are responsible for the financial assistance and support of their children to the best of their ability.

http://www.ncchildsupport.com

Food Stamp Program

This is a federal assistance program that helps provide food assistance to low-income families that are issued through EBT cards.

http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss

Goodwill

Sells clothing, small appliances, household items and furniture.

http://www.goodwillenc.org/retail.html

The North Carolina Division of Child Development

Provides information parents need to make the best possible child care choices. This information includes Star rating license information, Sanitation scores, Complaint investigations, Visits made by Division Staff, and Reports of any administrative actions taken.

http://www.ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/general/home.asp

Child Care Subsidy

Information about  help paying child care expenses for low income and single parent families.

http://www.ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/parents/pr_sn2_diq.asp

Coastal Women's  Shelter

Provides services that include a 24 hour crisis hotline, emergency temporary and transition shelter, and court advocacy.

http://www.always-online.com/cws/index.html

Autism Support Group

The Autism Society of NC is committed to providing support and promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individual with autism spectrum and their families.

http://autismsociety-nc.org

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

They are committed to improving the lives and education of all children, with an emphasis on children with disabilities.

http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org

Family Support Network of the Crystal Coast

Services include Craven County to offer support for families of children with 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.

http://www.fsnnc.org

Craven Community College

Provides classwork available for enhancement in education therefore promoting better jobs for parents and families. It also offers English as a Second Language.

http://www.cravencc.edu

Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board

This program adds economic value to Craven County communities by ensuring that quality education, job training, and employment opportunities are available thereby improving the quality of life for citizens in this region.

http://ecwdb.org/index.cfm

 

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