We provide resources, support, and programs that Empower Families, Advances the Well-being of Children and Strengthens the Early Care and Education System in our community.

NC Pre-K - Apply today for School Year 21/22

The NC Pre-K program provides FREE high-quality pre-kindergarten education for families who qualify. The NC Pre-K classrooms are offered at participating Cumberland County Schools, Head Start programs, and licensed four and five-star private centers. Space is limited and you can apply online today!

Free Diapers for Families who Qualify

Each month, in collaboration with the Diaper Bank of North Carolina, we are able to provide FREE diapers for families who qualify. See when our next distribution is and sign up!

Free Books through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails FREE books to children from birth until they turn 5, no matter their family’s income. We work with the United Way of Cumberland County to ensure children develop a love of reading. Build your child’s book collection by signing up today.

COVID Resource: Family Fun Activities at Home

Many families with young children are staying home, keeping their families safe and healthy. Here are a number of activities for you to do with your little ones that are both fun and educational.

COVID Support For Families and Caregivers

We know this is a scary time for families and children. Our goal is to provide you with updated information, resources, and referrals.

COVID Support For Child Care Providers

We are committed to providing updated information and resources to licensed Childcare providers in our community.

We know this is a difficult time for all of us, and answers are in short supply. But we want you to know that we are still here, working to ensure you have the support you need.

What We Provide

Resources for Families

We understand that parenting is the hardest job you will ever love. We know you want the best for your child and so do we. That is why we are here to provide Fayetteville area families with support through referrals, resources, and subsidies.

Visit Page

Child Care Provider Resources

Our Child Care Resource & Referral services are among the region’s leading organizations for supporting the quality enhancement, professional development, and higher education of the region’s early care and education and school-age child care programs and professionals.

Learn more

Community Programs

We partner with our community by offering shared services that anyone can use. We offer conference room reservations, office space rentals, and data management, accounting, and information technology services.

Operational Services Community Connections

Recent Blog Posts

Community Child Abuse Prevention Plan Update Presented to Cumberland County Board of Commissioners by SOAR Community Coalition

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Strengths in Overcoming Adversity thru Resiliency (SOAR) Community Coalition presented an update regarding the Community Child Abuse Prevention Plan to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners on April 5, 2021. Updates around ongoing SOAR programs are as follows: Grants received for Family Connects in the […]

Read More >

Impacting Children for Success is Essential

Early Education Professionals are heroes. We are proud to spotlight Jazzy Kidz Daycare Center. Jazzy Kidz Daycare Center is a family child care home in Fayetteville. Meilizze Feliciano is the owner/operator, and she opened her business in August 2020. Being a mother with eight years of early childhood experience fuels Meilizze’s passion for providing childcare. […]

Read More >

Follow us on Facebook for our most recent updates!

6 hours ago

Did you hear? Superheroes are real. They are called moms! Humbly you do your work without seeking recognition. Today we shine a spotlight and give thanks for all you do. #happymothersday #momsareheroes #pfcthanksyou ... See MoreSee Less
Continue Reading >

2 days ago

Thank you to the caregivers who nurture and support our youngest learners. The work you do changes the world, one child at a time. #ProviderAppreciationDay #pfcthanksyou #childcareprovider ... See MoreSee Less
Continue Reading >

3 days ago

May is Military Spouse Appreciation Month. Our friends at Military OneSource have a full lineup of events just for you! You face unique challenges, and your resilience does not go unnoticed. Thank you for serving alongside your servicemember. We stand ready to assist your family. For full events: militaryonesource.mil/like-a-milspouse #pfcthanksyou #milspouse ... See MoreSee Less
Continue Reading >

3 days ago

Mother's Day is right around the corner. To all the moms out there giving it their all, we see you, we support you! The "job" you do matters. Enjoy this little feel-good video. If you need additional support for your family, contact us today. Together makes us stronger. Thanks, Moms! #pfcservesallfamilies #pfcthanksyou ... See MoreSee Less
Continue Reading >