RFP Parents As Teachers and NC Pre-K Program

The Hertford-Northampton Smart Start is accepting proposals for grants providing activities that will offer services to children up to age 5 and their families in Hertford and Northampton counties. Strong proposals will describe projects designed to provide nurturing and supportive environments and services that allow all families and children to develop socially, emotionally, physically and academically to their fullest potential. Any interested agency or organization may submit a proposal.
Applicants must be willing to either conduct extensive childcare resource and referrals services which include providing technical assistance and training to promote quality care and education, implement a comprehensive parenting program following the National Parents as Teachers Program using the Foundational & Model Implementation for parents with children birth to age five and in Hertford and Northampton Counties or implement an enhancement program to support the NC Pre-K program. Applicants must also be able to provide a 20% cash/in-kind match.
Applications are available at the Hertford- Northampton Smart Start office and all proposals received by 5:00 pm, February 28, 2019, will be considered. Grants will be announced in June and funds will be available on July 1, 2019. For more information contact Pamela Riddick-Dickens @ 252-398-4124.

Click here to download the application:

HNSS Annual Report

We are proud of the work we do here at the Hertford-Northampton Smart Start Partnership for Children. Our work speaks volumes in the early childhood community! We work hard to do what’s necessary to ensure that young children are cared for in quality and nurturing environments. Please take a few minutes to browse our Annual Report for FY 2017-2018.
The positive impact that we continue to make in the lives of young children is very rewarding.

Click the link below to view the annual report:
http://northamptonsmartstart.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2017-2018-Annual-Board-Report.pdf

Upcoming Board Meeting

The next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Any committee meetings will be held before the board meeting at 9:00 a.m. Please call (252) 398-4124, if you are interested in attending the meeting.