NC Under Stay at Home Order

Learn more about what Gov. Cooper's Stay at Home Order means for you and your family. Plus, find answers to Frequently Asked Questions -- all in our Resource Library.

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Learn About GCD's COVID-19 Action Plan

Visit our Coronavirus Community Update page to learn more about GCD's COVID-19 Action Plan.

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Find Child Care Programs Operating During COVID-19

Are you a First Responder or Essential Personnel in need of child care? North Carolina Child Care Resources & Referral is standing by to offer referrals to statewide programs operating during COVID-19.

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Central Office Events Postponed

Please continue to check our Coronavirus Community Update page for important information related to this and other COVID-19 developments.

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Providing Preschool, Child Care, and Adult Education Opportunities

Guilford Child Development gives many underserved young children in Guilford County a quality preschool experience; provides regional information and referral for quality child care; offers a low-income, first-time mother a better future for her and her baby; and creates opportunities for immigrant/minority families to enhance their education, their socialization, and their literacy skills.

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How Early Childhood Development is Changing Lives

Also watch a GCD Head Start parent share how our program has helped her child develop and prepare for Kindergarten.

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What People Are Saying

2013 Poverty Data: A Glimpse of Good News for Children, But We Can Do Better

Clasp: policy solutions that work for low-income people

The Way to Beat Poverty

The New York Times

What the Research Shows

Decades of neuroscience and behavioral research have helped illustrate why early childhood development—particularly from birth to five years—is a foundation for a prosperous and sustainable society.

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For Parents

For Parents

From pregnancy to early adolescence, we’re with you every step of the way. How can we help?

I am pregnant for the first time.

I need child care information or assistance.

I am a parent who needs to improve my English or get a GED.

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How you can help

How You Can Help

With your help, we are changing lives.

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