About the Healthy Social Behaviors Project

The Healthy Social Behaviors Project supports teachers to develop pro-social early childhood learning environments that help to prevent suspension and expulsion, as related to challenging behaviors. Learn more in this statewide flyer.

Star Rated License

In September 2000, the Division issued star rated licenses to child care centers and family child care homes meeting all minimum child care requirements, as well as those choosing to meet higher standards. In 2005, the Division changed the way facilities earned stars in order to more accurately reflect indicators of a program’s quality. Currently,… Continue reading Star Rated License

Starting Your Child Care Search

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Finding child care can be a difficult task, whether you are a new parent, recently moved to a new area, or wondering what options are available to you and your family. Learn about steps you should take during your child care search from Child Care Aware of America.

How Does Child Care Financial Assistance in North Carolina Work?

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Learn more about how North Carolina’s Division of Child Development uses a combination of state and federal funds to provide subsidized child care services to eligible families through a locally administered state-supervised voucher system.