Overview of Programs for Parents
Programs for Parents & Families of Young Children:
Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) – Provides resources to help parents make choices in child care for their young children.
Incredible Years - a 16 week class offered to parents of preschool and school age children. The Incredible Years is funded through the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services and a grant from the United Way of Alamance County.
Kaleidoscope Play & Learn© - groups help families prepare their young children birth to five for success in school and life through play. This program is offered to families and/or caregivers at weekly facilitated playgroups. Playgroups offer caregivers a space to connect with one another and build community.
Literacy includes two distinct programs:
NC Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Program - Provides high-quality educational experiences to enhance the school readiness for eligible four-year-olds.
Outdoor Learning Environment (OLE) - Visit the Alamance Partnership for Children's Outdoor Learning Environment (OLE) in the Old Glencoe Village at the corner of Hodges Road and River Road.
Parents As Teachers (PAT) is a parenting program which provides support to Alamance County families through home visits with a certified Parents as Teachers educator. Referrals are accepted for any parent with a child from pregnancy to age five.
Subsidy services are based on eligibility, the need for child care, and the availability of funds. A waiting list is formed once funds have been depleted. (CURRENTLY IN PLACE)
For more information, please visit the DSS Child Care (Day Care) FAQs page.