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.

Finding Child Care

Child Care Search can help you find a child care program in Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, or Wayne Counties that meets your family’s needs.

Early Childhood Champions

Businesses who have made a significant investment in young children through the Partnership for Children


Child Care Professional Conference

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Love’s Creek Baptist Church, Siler City

Jordan Lake 12-Hour Challenge

April 18, 2020
12-Hour & 6-Hour – Teams and Individuals

Day of the Books/El Día de los Libros

April 25, 2020 – A free, bilingual children’s festival in Siler City featuring hands-on activities. All children will receive a brand new bilingual book.

Child Care Professional Conference

Our annual training conference for child care professionals in Chatham County is scheduled for March 7, 2020 in Siler City. Registration is open!