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Partnership’s Administrative Office (252) 636-3198

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

Pat Morrow
Executive Director

MaryJo MacLaren
Administrative Assistant

Christy Montanye
Finance Manager

Cherie Holt
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

Venus Miller
Program Assistant

Kelly Shaw
Quality Enhancement/Professional Development Coordinator

Bianca Chacon
Parent/Provider Specialist

Tammy Cullom
Quality Enhancement Coordinator

Courtney Cartwright
Quality Enhancement Coordinator






Regional CCR&R (252) 672-5921

Bonnie Gould

Trisha Moulton
Region 2 Data Specialist

Healthy Social Behavior Specialist

Sandra Arasim                                      Infant/Toddler Specialist

Sonia Sumner
Healthy Social Behavior Specialist








Other Providers:

Pinkie Moore
Community Outreach Coordinator

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.