What is Child Care Resource & Referral?

Child Care Resource & Referral works to improve availability, affordability, and quality of child care in our community.


For Parents

For Providers

For Community

  • Public awareness to increase community involvement in child care
  • Current information concerning local supply and demand data
  • Presentations and workshops about child care and parenting issues
  • Resource Lending Library
  • Programs for children

General CCR&R Information

  • All Services provided are confidential
  • Referrals, not recommendations will be provided
  • Referral services are free
  • Hours of Operation: 8AM-5PM

For more information, please call (252) 672-5921 Or email our Parent / Provider Specialist

  • 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.