Our Blog

February 4, 2022

Child Care and COVID-19 in Onslow County- Here’s the Latest

Over the past two years, child care centers across the county have been hit with a myriad of challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. From economic […]
January 28, 2022

An Introduction to Early Head Start — and How It Can Help Your Family 

A child’s earliest experiences mold and shape the developing brain, laying the foundation for overall well-being and long-term success. At One Place, we provide several early […]
January 21, 2022

Yaniero Has Been a Champion in the Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
January 19, 2022

ACEs and the Military Child

Early childhood experiences have a tremendous influence on the long-term health and well-being of your child—and for military children who face a unique set of challenges, […]
January 12, 2022

One Place Launches Annual Fund for Sustainable Growth

For more than two decades, One Place has helped children and families in Onslow County find hope and healing. Throughout 2021, we focused our efforts on […]
January 7, 2022

The Impact of Poverty on Child Care

For children living in poverty, receiving high-quality child care can be an enormous challenge. From transportation to lack of awareness about opportunities, children living in poverty […]
December 24, 2021

Half a Million Books Mailed to Local Children

As of December 1, more than 500,000 books have reached over 26,000 children ages 0-5 in Onslow County through One Place’s partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination […]
December 22, 2021

District Attorney has embraced CAC from the start

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
December 17, 2021

Don’t Force the Hug

As adults, we know there are many situations in life where saying “yes” is not in the cards. Whether it is taking on another task at […]
December 15, 2021

Creating Your Own Holiday Traditions

For many families in Onslow County and across the globe, the holidays can be a mix of joy and uncertainty—particularly if you’re a military family with […]
December 10, 2021

The Best Children’s Books for Gifts

Studies show that the single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction to books—and being read to at home before beginning […]
December 8, 2021

Community Partners: Collaboration with Military Hospital and Family Advocacy Staff Critical in Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
December 3, 2021

Keeping Children Safe During the Holidays

The holiday season is here and while for many it is a time of celebration and excitement, the additional demands that come along with this time […]
November 26, 2021

Technical Assistance for Early Educators

Returning to the classroom is never easy—and this year, early childhood educators faced even more challenges than usual. As you’re teaching this fall, we’re here to […]
November 19, 2021

Join Us From Your Back Porch

Earlier this year, One Place launched a new series of live, interactive opportunities called Back Porch Chats to help parents connect.  Back Porch Chats are NOT […]
November 17, 2021

The 411 on the Build Back Better Act

A few weeks ago, the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) was announced: a $1.75 trillion spending proposal that has the potential to dramatically transform America’s early […]
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 […]
October 29, 2021

Community Partner Profile Series: Military Leads by Example in Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series of profiles on community members and organizations that partner with One Place and our Child Advocacy Center to fight […]
October 27, 2021

Once a Victim, Now an Advocate

For more than 30 years, she kept the secret. Now she is ready to tell anyone who wants to listen. As a child, Noemi Rivera grew […]
October 22, 2021

Domestic Violence “Not a Stranger” to Onslow County

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used […]