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April 26, 2024

Ending Child Abuse and Neglect: One Place’s Strategies

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and throughout the month, we’ve shared insights on different ways to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Today, we’re highlighting One […]
March 15, 2024

Meet Bethany Esau of One Place: A New PBS Rootle Ambassador

One Place is excited to share that Bethany Esau, Child Care Resource & Referral Coordinator, has been chosen as a Rootle Ambassador by PBS North Carolina. […]
February 16, 2024

Celebrating Family Support Awareness Month in North Carolina

This February we’re taking the month to celebrate Family Support Awareness Month in North Carolina. Founded just three years ago in 2021, Family Support Awareness Month […]
January 19, 2024

Early Head Start: Pregnant Women and Expectant Family Services

Are you pregnant and expecting a child? Families in Onslow County can enroll in the Early Head Start (EHS) Pregnant Women and Expectant Families program and […]
December 22, 2023

Dispatch from One Place’s Community Services Day 

Building strong, resilient communities requires a collaborative effort—and at One Place, connecting community members to critical resources is a core pillar of our mission.  One opportunity […]
July 7, 2023

Beat the Summer Heat with Fun Indoor Activities for Your Child

North Carolina is rumored to have an El Niño summer this year, which means temperatures may be far hotter than they normally are. Even though summer […]
May 3, 2023

Find the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Child in Onslow County: 2023 Edition! 

Onslow County is home to a number of enjoyable and educational summer camps for children and teens. Although it may feel like summer is still far […]
April 7, 2023

Week of the Young Child-Family Friday

It’s been a fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and the community with hands-on collaborative activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through […]
December 30, 2022

End of Year Blog Recap: 2022

As 2022 comes to end, we’re reflecting on a year of rebuilding and supporting our community. As child care and family support systems have shifted since […]
July 22, 2022

The Best Outdoor Places to Enjoy in Onslow County

Onslow County is home to a number of beautiful outdoor areas—from forests and rivers to beaches and intercoastal waterways. With summer in full swing, it’s time […]
July 8, 2022

Tips for Getting Your Child Outside and Into Nature 

With summer upon us, it’s the perfect time to encourage your child to get outside and spend some time in nature.  According to the American Academy […]
November 12, 2021

Military Family Resource Roundup

Providing support for military children is a top priority at One Place. Military children often face a distinctive set of challenges—including frequent moves and family transitions […]
November 5, 2021

How One Place Supports Children Facing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress

For some children, experiencing traumatic events during the formative years of childhood can have a profound impact on their life. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can cause […]
September 29, 2021

Blue Star Welcome Week

Around 600,000 active-duty and transitioning military families move each year – and in a county with two military installations, that means some of those families end […]