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.

Let's Get Enrolled in a High Quality Pre-K Program

Let’s Get Enrolled is connected to several Pre-Kindergarten programs, including NC Pre-K and Title 1. Space is limited for the 22/23 School Year. Apply online today!

No-Cost Nurse Visits for Newborns!

Babies don’t come with an instruction manual… Family Connects can help! Nurse visits are available to families with newborns up to 12 weeks old living in Cumberland, Hoke, or Robeson Counties and at no cost to families.

Virtual Play Groups with Kaleidoscope Play & Learn©

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn© groups help families prepare their children from birth to five for success in school and life through play. Sign-up 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.

Help Finding Child Care

We offer free, unbiased referrals for families in Aberdeen, Fayetteville, Laurinburg, Lumberton, Raeford, Rockingham, Southern Pines, Troy,  Wadesboro, and the surrounding areas (Anson, Cumberland, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, Robeson, and Scotland counties).

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.

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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.

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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

Raising the Bar: Highland Learning Center Earns Five Star Rating

Child Care Providers are heroes. We are proud to spotlight Highland Learning Center. Congratulations Highland Learning Center for Achieving Five Stars! Diana Bunton, Director, Highland Learning Center, a Five Star Center in Fayetteville. Mrs. Diana, started her career as a young mother wanting a job where she could afford childcare and still be there for […]

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Dedication and Determination: Five Stars Gained

Child Care Providers are heroes. We are proud to spotlight Tabra’s Child Care. Congratulations Tabra’s Child Care for Achieving Five Stars! Tabra’s Child Care, owned and operated by Tabra Wesley, is a Five Star family child care home located in Stoney Point subdivision of Fayetteville.  Mrs. Tabra has been in business for 20 years, dedicating […]

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