Support for Inclusion

The Support for Inclusion Activity will provide consultation, training, and resources to child care providers and families with children zero through five who may have developmental, behavioral, or social and emotional challenges in the classroom. The inclusion specialist will utilize the Social and Emotional Foundations for Learning (CSEFEL) Pyramid Model. Please contact Inclusion Specialist Amy Rackley at 910-893-2344 for additional information.


WAGE$ provides education-based salary supplements to low paid teachers, directors, and family child care providers.  Contact Allison Miller, Child Care Services Association ​(919) 967-3272. 

NC Pre-K

NC Pre-Kindergarten (NC Pre-K) provides free pre-kindergarten experiences to at-risk four-year-olds.  High quality classrooms are located throughout the county and focus on preparing children for success...

PArent Education Child Care

Parents of children birth to age five receive help paying for child care while attending Central Carolina Community College.  Contact Keisha Petty at (919) 718-7276.​ 

STEP Program

Through the STEP program, Early Childhood Specialists work one-on-one with child care centers and child care homes to increase their star-rated license...

Child Care Subsidy

Child care for eligible families is subsidized so that children are safe and well-cared for in licensed child care facilities while parents are at work. Contact the Harnett County Department of Social Services (910) 893-7500.
  • Child Care Subsidy
  • NC Pre-K
  • Healthy Habits for HarNett
  • Parent Education Child Care
  • Step Program
  • ​Support for Inclusion
  • Wage$

Local Initiatives

Smart Start Programs