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

Children’s Playzone

Child Care Providers are heroes. We are proud to spotlight Children’s Playzone Tonya Davis is the owner of Children’s Playzone a Child Care Home in Fayetteville, NC. After working at another facility, Tonya realized there was a need for more family child care homes. Because of her love for children and teaching, she started planning […]

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Children At Play: Serious Learning

Early Education Professionals are Heroes. We are proud to spotlight Savannah’s Smiles Family Childcare Savannah Yeager is the owner of Savannah’s Smiles Family Childcare located in Fayetteville NC. She opened in July 2021 with her temporary license, and six months later she was awarded her 5-star license. This is what you call dedicated and goal-driven. […]

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With temperatures soaring throughout the weekend and extreme summer temps ahead, remember to take extra precautions for your little ones: Stay hydrated, Dress lightly, Plan for extra rest time, Keep your cool, and Never ever leave your child in a car unattended (even for a moment.) Beat the heat and keep your cool. #heatwave #childsafety #pfccares ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you, Steve and Debbie Milburn, owners of The UPS Store Westwood Shopping Center Fayetteville for the generous #donation of almost 1900 #Books in support of #literacy efforts. We live in a truly giving community and we are appreciative of the ability to place these books in the hands of local children. #PFCthanksyou #strongfamilies #strongercommunity #readeveryday ... See MoreSee Less
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