Mission: The onslow county partnership for children unites all sectors of the community toward the healthy development of children.
Programs: Child care subsidy (2340, 2361) - assists families financially with child care services. 1146 individuals received child care subsidy consultations. An example: one mother of a 4 year old was able to pursue her associates degree without worrying how to afford child care for her child because of the assistance of subsidy.
nc pre-k (2348, 3323): a dynamic program which provides young children access to a specific curriculum and preschool experience to enhance their school readiness. Nc pre-k standards are built on the premise that in order to be academically successful in school five domains should be offered. The five domains are: approaches to play and learning, emotional and social development, health and physical development, language development and cognitive development. Parents with children age 4 by august 31st are encouraged to apply to the program. 810 children enrolled. 56% were active duty military dependents and 75 enrolled were identified with a developmental need.
smart start public prek subsidy (2341): onslow three-school program provides high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness for children who may not otherwise be served. Parents with a 3 year-old child who meet tanf income eligibility may apply if they are currently working or going to school. 96 children were served. 30% were active duty military dependents. 96 children received developmental screening and monitoring.