At Smart Start, the mission is quite simple: to ensure every child in our county enters kindergarten healthy and ready to learn. We believe that every young child in Mecklenburg County deserves a smart start in life that will help set them up for success as students, adults and future contributing members of our community.
As parents and caregivers, Smart Start knows that you also want the very best for your child, which is why we work diligently to fund programs and compile resources to best serve you and your family. From free books to child care subsidies, we fund almost 30 programs to help your child be prepared for kindergarten.
Below are four examples of the types of programming Smart Start funds in our four mains areas of focus. To see a complete list of funded programs, click here.
To learn more about Smart Start of Mecklenburg County, visit www.smartstartofmeck.org.