Smart Start

Since 1994, we have been Chatham’s home to North Carolina’s award winning Smart Start initiative for children from birth to 5.

NC Pre-K Program

The NC Pre-K Program provides at-risk, four-year-old children in NC with an opportunity for quality preschool education.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Child Care Networks is now a part of Chatham County Partnership for Children.


Join us for these fun upcoming events!

Child Care Professional Conference

Chatham County’s Spring Child Care Professional Conference will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Pittsboro United Methodist Church, with the theme Building Solid Foundations. Registration is open.

Day of the Books/El Día de los Libros

Day of the Books will be held April 29, 2017. Please join us for this free, bilingual children’s festival in Siler City featuring hands-on activities. All children will receive a brand new bilingual book.

Jordan Lake 12-Hour Challenge

12-Hour, 6-Hour and 12-Hour Team
April 22, 2017, 7:00 am
Jordan Lake Educational State Forest
Announcing changes this year: New venue, faster course and a 6-hour race!

First 2000 Days

There are only 2000 days between birth and the start of Kindergarten!

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