Child Care Resource and Referral agencies deliver an interrelated set of “core” services to families, child care providers, and communities. CCR&R Core services include:

  • Consumer Education and Referral
  • Professional Development
  • Technical Assistance
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination
  • Public Awareness

CCR&R Core services address four major areas which include:

  • Support families and the child care system by gathering supply and demand data to help improve their local early education/school-age system.
  • Equip families with consumer education materials to assist them in their search for child care.
  • Assist those interested in starting a child care program or in enhancing their current program operation/
  • Facilitate the development of pathways to higher education for the early childhood workforce.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to child care providers. Maintain and use a child care / early care and education database, to document child care needs and gaps.
  • Play a key role in informing the public and affecting child care policy; and
  • Acts as a partner in community planning for early care and education.

Region 4 Child Care Resource and Referral Services provide all services in an unbiased manner with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, handicap and national origin.

Contact

Mailing Address

Southeastern Community College CCR&R

P.O. Box 151

Whiteville, NC 28472

Email: puzzlestraining@gmail.com

Fax: (910) 642-5658

Telephone: 800-653-5212 or (910) 642-8189

Contacts

Kim Wright

Early Childhood Education Grant Coordinator

(910) 642-7141, ext. 460

M Building, room 107B

kim.wright@sccnc.edu

Jessecia Norris

Behavioral Specialist/Child Development

(910) 642-7141, ext. 465

M Building, room 107D

jesse.norris@sccnc.edu

Lynn Leonard

Early Childhood Referral Specialist

(910) 642-7141, ext. 462

M Building, room 107C

lynn.leonard@sccnc.edu

Daniel Bates

CCR&R Training/Technical Assistant

(910) 642-7141, ext. 463

M Building, room 107D

daniel.bates@sccnc.edu

Susan Deans

Infant/Toddler Specialist

910-642-7141, ext. 466

M Building, room 107E

susan.deans@sccnc.edu