Child Daycare Services

Services & Financial Assistance

The Warren County Department of Social Services provides a Child Daycare Program to assist families and their children with access and information to high quality childcare services, to establish eligibility, and to provide coordination of available resources. There is also financial assistance for low-income families who are working, searching for employment, or in an educational activity and need child care services.

The Families that receive assistance in purchasing affordable daycare can work and/or pursue training that will lead to employment and self-sufficiency.

Schedule an Appointment

Please call the Department of Social Services Day Care coordinator, Sharon Buchette, at 252-257-5000 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

What is Smart Start?

Smart Start is North Carolina's nationally recognized initiative to ensure all children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Smart Start helps working parents pay for childcare, improves the quality of childcare and provides health and family support services in every North Carolina county.

Smart Start works to ensure all children have the skills they need to be successful in school. That could include hearing, dental or developmental screenings, access to higher quality childcare and support for families.