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July 2, 2021

The American Rescue Plan: How It Impacts You and Your Family

This spring, the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, was announced and marked a critical step toward a stronger, more robust future for […]
June 25, 2021

Happy 23rd Birthday One Place!

This week One Place celebrated 23 years of service to Onslow County. Twenty-three years of positively impacting children and families and encouraging a more resilient community. […]
June 18, 2021

This father-son trip requires more than a Rambler

A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR: I recently collaborated on a series of blogs with my son Jake Potter for HERstory, a digital magazine aimed at women. […]
June 18, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: Why COVID-19 Could Be An Adverse Childhood Experience

This blog is part of a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow County […]
June 11, 2021

The Summer Slide

It’s not the FUN slides we associate with summer. No backyard slide with your dump truck rumbling down. Not a nice, tall, park slide to squeal […]
June 8, 2021

One Place Receives Grant to Connect More Families to Resources

Thanks to the support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, more children and families will be connected to essential resources in Onslow County. We’re pleased […]
June 4, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: The Economic Fallout of the Child Care Crisis

This blog is part of a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow County. […]
May 28, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: Why The Child Care Industry Is On The Brink of Collapse

This blog is part of a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow County. […]
May 21, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: How Child Care Closures Impact Parents in Onslow County

This blog is part of a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow County. […]
May 14, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: Why Professionalizing Child Care is Crucial

This blog is part of a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow County. […]
May 7, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: How the Pandemic Has Affected Child Care Workers in Onslow County and Beyond

This blog is the first in a series on the impact that COVID-19 has had on the child care industry and children and families in Onslow […]
April 30, 2021

Words of comfort from victims of child abuse

By ELLIOTT POTTER When it comes to helping children adjust to investigations of physical, sexual and emotional trauma they have endured, few approaches are as comforting […]
April 24, 2021

Resilience Among Military Children

Each year, April is set aside as a military child appreciation month, officially known as the Month of the Military Child. With its start in the […]
April 22, 2021

Golf Tournament Raises Funds for CAC

Amid the good times, good causes, and intermittent good golf, signs posted along the fairways at Bear Trail Golf Course provided serious reminders of the reason […]
April 19, 2021

Quilts Provide a ‘Warm Hug’ for Victims of Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This article is part of a series featuring services offered for child abuse victims in Onslow County. It is […]
April 16, 2021

Helping children became a body of work

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This article is part of a series on local efforts to combat child abuse, provided through cooperation between the […]
April 16, 2021

Rochelle lifts hopes of children at One Place

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This article is part of a series on local efforts to combat child abuse, provided through cooperation between the […]
April 16, 2021

Support Onslow County’s Children During Child Abuse Prevention Month

One Place, along with Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC), recognizes the importance of caring connections, supportive environments, and positive experiences for all children and families […]
April 16, 2021

Onslow County Partnership for Children Renamed One Place

The Onslow County Partnership for Children is pleased to announce that their organization will now be known as One Place. Established in 1998, the nonprofit connects […]