Partnership’s Administrative Office (252) 636-3198

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Pat Morrow
Executive Director

MaryJo MacLaren
Administrative Assistant

Christy Montanye
Finance Manager

Melissa Plant
Program Coordinator/Evaluator


Child Care Resource & Referral Program (CCR&R)(252) 672-5921

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Bonnie Gould

Letha Ricks
Quality Enhancement Coordinator

Kelly Shaw
Quality Enhancement/Professional Development Coordinator

Bianca Chacon
Parent/Provider Specialist

Tammy Cullom
Quality Enhancement Coordinator

Venus Miller
Program Assistant                                                                   



Regional CCR&R (252) 672-5921

Bonnie Gould

Trisha Moulton
Region 2 Data Specialist

Mary Smaw
Behavioral Specialist

Natalie Shirley
Infant/Toddler Specialist


Other Providers:

Pinkie Moore
Community Outreach Coordinator

Jennifer East, RN
Child Care Health Consultant

Lindora Toudle
Community Health/Health Check

Nadia Lowe
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  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.