Additional Resources

Below you’ll find additional resources to help families with child care, parenting and child development needs.

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3Ts Digital Tool for Parents

Download the 3Ts Digital Tool for Parents, which is available in both English and Spanish. This tool is designed to help you understand the critical role you play in your child’s brain development and, more importantly, show you ways to turn that knowledge into action.

Click on the map or choose from the list below to learn more about an individual county.

Alamance Alexander Alleghany Anson Avery Ashe Beaufort Bertie Balden Brunswick Burke Buncombe Cabarrus Caldwell Camden Carteret Caswell Catawba Chatham Cherokee Chowan Clay Cleveland Columbus Craven Cumberland Currituck Dare Davidson Davie Duplin Durham Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin Gaston Gates Graham Granville Greene Guilford Halifax Harnett Haywood Henderson Hertford Hoke Hyde Iredell Jackson Johnston Jones Lee Lenoir Lincoln Macon Madison Martin McDowell Mecklenburg Mitchell Montgomery Moore Nash New Hanover Northampton Onslow Orange Pamlico Pasquotank Perquimans Pender Person Pitt Polk Randolph Richmond Robeson Rockingham Rowan Rutherford Sampson Scotland Stanly Stokes Surry Swain Transylvania Tyrell Union Vance Wake Warren Washington Watauga Wayne Wilkes Wilson Yadkin Yancey



Helpful Links

Our Community Partners

Alamance Partnership for Children

Caswell County Partnership for Children

Durham’s Partnership for Children

Franklin Granville Vance Smart Start

Orange County Partnership for Young Children

Partnership for Children of Person County

Wake County Smart Start

United Way of the Greater Triangle

North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education

Special Needs Resources

The Autism Society of NC

Family Support Network of NC

NC Early Intervention Services

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

NC Early Learning Network

Sesame Street in Communities

Disability Rights NC

NC Special Health Care Needs HelpLine

The ARC of NC

LICC of Wake County

For Parents

Child Care Aware Family Engagement

National Association for the Education of Young Children Family Page

Zero to Three

American SIDS Institute

NC Healthy Start Foundation

Parent’s Guide to Preschool

GreatSchools Parent Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina


National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association for Family Child Care

COGNIA – School Accreditation

American Camp Association

Helpful Articles

Basics about your child’s rights

7 Types of Schools for Children with Special Needs

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Our staff members are part of the team of NC Child Care Resource and Referral Specialists who are operating the statewide child care referral hotline. If you are a family needing referral support from the hotline, please call us (toll-free). If you need other information or support or are a prior referral client needing additional/follow-up services, please email us (, and we will respond as soon as possible.