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The Partnership is a nonprofit organization that provides services, advocates and collaborates with others to insure the wellbeing of children, ages birth to five, so they can reach their health, developmental, and educational potential. We support local families and children through Smart Start, North Carolina's award-winning early childhood initiative.

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  • Week of the Young Child™
    Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Click here to start planning your celebration!

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  • Reach Out and Read

    What is Reach Out and Read?

    Reach Out and Read prepares Cabarrus County's youngest children for success in school by partnering with doctors who will prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

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  • NC Pre-K
    Smart Start was created in 1993 as a solution to a problem: children were coming to school unprepared to learn. It is a network of 76 nonprofit local partnerships led by The North Carolina Partnership for Children.

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  • Child Care WAGES
    Child Care WAGE$ provides incentives to early childhood professionals to increase teacher education levels and decrease turnover. This service helps increase compensation, retention and education.

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    PFCLG Recognizes Outstanding Individuals In Early Childhood Field

    DALLAS, N.C. - On February 7, 2017 the Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties presented certificates to multiple individuals in the Early Childhood field.

    These individuals were those who earned their degrees in Early Childhood, those whose child care centers went up in stars, and those who have had a tremendous impact on the children in our community.

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    School Starts Soon—Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?

    School-age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. Making sure that children receive all their vaccinations on time is one of the most important things you can do as a parent to ensure your children's long-term health—as well as the health of friends, classmates, and others in your community.

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    • 704-922-0900
    • Partnership for Children of Lincoln & Gaston Counties
    • 120 Roechling Street
      Dallas, NC 28034
    • pfclg.com
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