For Parents & Early Educators
Raising children is a big responsibility, and we know that you want the best for your child. Our programs and initiatives serve children and strengthen families. We look forward to partnering with you as we work to ensure that every child is safe, nurtured, healthy, learning and ready to succeed. Because Children are No Small Matter.
One Place administers two preschool programs at no cost to eligible families in Onslow County: North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten for 4-year-olds and Three School for 3- and 4-year-olds. Parents and caregivers can apply directly through our website.
Our Early Care & Education Programs serve children and families during the First 2,000 Days when critical brain development occurs. Our range of programs ensure families have access to quality early child care and prepare children for success in school and beyond.
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) works to educate parents and caregivers about high-quality licensed and regulated early education centers and family child care homes and provides information about financial resources to offset the cost of high-quality early care and education for eligible families. Looking for child care? Use our online search tool.
Free Books & Literacy Programs
Our Early Literacy and Learning Program is dedicated to providing books to children, educational resources for parents and early educators, and opportunities for Onslow County as a whole to benefit from these resources and offer ways to become involved in establishing a generation of readers.
Access numerous family resources and services through the NCCARE360 website. One Place also partners with the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P), which helps families with the skills to raise healthy, happy, and resilient children through virtual modules.
Training Info & Registration
Early childhood professionals can participate in training and coursework to Increase their skills and knowledge and complete professional development requirements.
Early Educator Resources
One Place provides information and resources to early educators and early learning centers as well as those beginning to navigate the licensing process.