Our Child Development Centers are available to all children from birth through age five. We are known for our work with children who have disabilities, our children’s centers offer inclusive programs for typical learners as well as children with special needs. Our full day, twelve month services provide quality early education and care in developmentally appropriate learning environments that have small teacher to child ratios and highly qualified staff.
Family involvement is valued and encouraged. We believe children can be ready for kindergarten and beyond when they have nurturing relationships and engaging experiences. Specialized services are available on-site including pediatric speech, occupational and physical therapies. Registration for our child development centers is continuous.
Story of Hope from the mother of a little girl who attends the Irwin & Carol Belk Children's Center.
Center Locations:Irwin & Carol Belk Children's Center716 Marsh Rd.
Child and Family Community Partners
Public Schools of North Carolina in New Hanover County, Wake County, Pitt County, Cumberland County, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Pender County, Brunswick County, Craven County, Nash County
Children's Developmental Services Association
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute/ UNC-Chapel Hill
Smart Start of New Hanover County
Columbus County Smart Start
Partnership for Children of Cumberland County
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
Wake County Smart Start
Craven Smart Start, Inc.
East Carolina Behavioral Health
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