Child Care Resources
Child Care Centers That Serve School-Age Children in Cabarrus County (Updated January 2022)
Search for Early Care and Education
From the North Carolina Child Care Resources & Referral Council (CCR&R Council)
Child Care Resources Inc.
Resources to help select a child care program that meets your family's specific needs.
Child Care Search
A program of Child Care Resources, Inc. that helps you find a child care program that meets your family's needs.
Choosing Quality Child Care Checklist
The NCDHHS Division of Child Development compiled a list of questions and issues that you may want to discuss with potential child care providers. The Division recommends that parents make multiple visits to facilities to gain first hand knowledge of the child care program.
Educational programs & tools
- Cabarrus County Public Library
Connecting residents with information and resources that educate, enrich and empower.
- Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
A free program that mails a new book to registered children until they turn 5. Available to children who reside in Cabarrus County and are under the age of 5.
- Reach Out and Read
Prepares Cabarrus County's youngest children for success in school by partnering with doctors who prescribe books and encourage families to read together.
Families in the Cabarrus County Schools district can receive a free subscription to ReadyRosie, an online resource that provides daily, modeled activities for adults to do with their children, from infancy up to age six.
- Incredible Infants - Foundations for Families
This handout gives some information about your child's development and learning, based on the North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development.
Health & development
- Atrium Health
- Cabarrus County Department of Human Services
Adult and child protection, financial assistance, and family services.
- Cabarrus Health Alliance
Public health authority in Cabarrus County that provides dental services, pediatrics, maternity, community health programming, and more.
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Parent Information
Learn how to handle common parenting challenges through interactive activities, videos and more.
- Healthy Cabarrus
A multi-sector initiative designed to improve the health of those who live, work, learn, play and utilize services in Cabarrus County.
- Healthy Together 5210
Ways to incorporate healthy habits into your daily routine.
- Immunizations & Developmental Milestones
A printable resource for parents to keep record of their child's milestones, growth and immunizations from birth to age 6.
- Medication Drop Box Locations
Medicine drop boxes in Cabarrus County are anonymous and a secure way to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medications.
Healthy eating and nutrition recommendations for children.
- NC Department of Health & Human Services
Provides essential human services that protect the health and safety of all North Carolinians.
A free app that makes it even easier for you to get critical health and safety information for your baby.
- Zero to Three Parenting Resources
Information and tools that are designed to support parents in developing their own ways to promote their children's growth and development.
Medical Facilities & Resources
- Atrium Health
- Crib Information Center
Recalls, regulations and standards, and other resources related to cribs, bassinets or play yards from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
- Safe Kids Worldwide
A nonprofit organization that works to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries.
Special needs & Mental Health
- Amazing Grace Advocacy
Provides advocacy and support for families of children with a dual diagnosis of mental health and intellectual disabilities.
- Cabarrus County Child Find
Offers a free screening and/or evaluation for children ages 2-5 who are suspected of having a developmental delay or disability.
- Cardinal Innovations
Helping people with mental and behavioral needs get the services and support they need.
- Early Intervention Programs
Learn about local early intervention programs that are tailored to your child's needs.
- Innovative Approaches
Working in partnership with families, medical providers and community agencies to improve the system of care for children, youth and young adults with special health care needs.
- NC Infant-Toddler Program
Provides support and services for families and their children, birth to three, who have special needs. Referrals are made to the Children's Developmental Services Agency (CDSA) locally. CDSA - 1065 Vinehaven Drive, Concord, NC 28028 - (704) 786-9181.