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.


Mailing Address

Southeastern Community College CCR&R

P.O. Box 151

Whiteville, NC 28472


Fax: (910) 642-5658

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


Kim Wright

Early Childhood Education Grant Coordinator

(910) 642-7141, ext. 460

M Building, room 107B

Jessica Norris

Behavioral Specialist/Child Development

(910) 642-7141, ext. 465

M Building, room 107D

Lynn Leonard

CCRR Child Care Center Administrator

(910) 642-7141, ext. 462

M Building, room 107C

Daniel Bates

CCR&R Training/Technical Assistant

(910) 642-7141, ext. 463

M Building, room 107D

Susan Deans

Infant/Toddler Specialist

910-642-7141, ext. 466

M Building, room 107E


Due to the impact to our area from Hurricane Florence, the college will be closed through Saturday, September 23. Updates will be communicated through the ReGroup messaging system, the college website and social media, and via area media outlets.

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 on 1:52 PM

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