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!

Seeking Bids for Family Support Services

The Chatham County Partnership for Children is seeking competitive bids for the provision of specific Family Support services meeting Smart Start evidence-based/evidence-informed program requirements. Services to be provided in Chatham County, NC between July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Open to all interested human service agencies and organizations.

Family Support Bid General Information and Application