Partnership Executive Director Ann Benfield Featured on Out & About
Watch Steve Morris, Cabarrus County Commissioner interview our Executive Director Ann Benfield on Out & About! Ann discusses the
Cabarrus Partnership for Children's programs for children, ages 0-5, and the importance of early education programs in Cabarrus County.

Thank you Out & About and Steve Morris for this great interview
Thank You for Supporting Parkas & Pints!
The Parkas & Pints - Cuddle-Up Coat Drive event was a HUGE success! Thanks to your support, we collected 36 children's coats, 20 warm sweatshirts and we raised $550 from our raffle and donations. We want to give a special thanks to Jamie Clark, Maureen O'Bryan and Elizabeth Toney for all your help during the event and thank you to the Cabarrus Brewing Company and our many supporters who donated raffle prizes.

All proceeds from the event benefits the Cabarrus Partnership for Children's 10th Annual Cuddle Up Coat Drive.

Upcoming Events
2017 Resource CAFE Conference | March 4 from 7:30am - 12:45pm

Resource CAFE is a FREE Conference for families of children with special healthcare needs or disabilities, healthcare providers who care for them, and community partners.

Leading for Equity Retreat | March 20 from 8:30am - 4:30pm

The Cabarrus Partnership for Children is hosting a community discussion on Racial Equity and would like to invite you. Open Source Leadership Strategies, Inc. will be leading the Retreat at the Great Wolf Lodge.
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Program News
Smart Start Scholarship Program
We are currently seeking 4 & 5 Star Child Care Centers to participate as providers for our Smart Start Scholarship Program.

This program assists eligible families residing in Cabarrus County by providing child care financial assistance. Children in this program are ages 0-5.

Child care providers who are interested in serving our children can learn more about the program on our website.
New Support Group: Angeles De Esperanza
Angeles De Esperanza is a new support group for Spanish speaking families of children with special needs.

Stay up to date on future meeting times on our website.
Head Start Administration Change for 2017-18 School Year
The Cabarrus Partnership for Children Board of Directors recently announced that they will not be applying to renew their grant that funded the Head Start program in Cabarrus County so they can focus on other programs which include NC Pre-K, Smart Start, mental health, and emergency homelessness.

The Partnership initially assumed management of the Head Start program July 1, 2015. The Partnership will continue their responsibilities for the Head Start program through June 30, 2017 and has been assured by Lisa Goldman, Regional IV Specialist for Head Start, that services will not be interrupted during the administrative transition
Cabarrus Partnership for Children
1303 S. Cannon Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083
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