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Details for Service Smart Start Family Support Activities
Service Name Smart Start Family Support Activities Program Name Quality Improvement
Goal Expand awareness, understanding and use of information to enhance the health and safety of North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that the delivery of quality health and safety services is sustained and continually improved for children and/or adults through evidence informed practices.
Division Division of Child Development and Early Education
Service Description

 

Smart Start offers family-focused services that improve parenting, promote parent involvement and impact the environment in which parenting takes place and serves children 0-5 years of age. 

Smart Start supports:

-Home visiting services to help new parents and parents-to-be by providing education, information and resources
 
-Parent education programs that empower parents by increasing their knowledge of early childhood development and positive parenting practices
 

-Early literacy services


Smart Start services are provided statewide through 75 local partnership organizations.

 

 

Web Site www.ncsmartstart.org Year First Initiated 1993
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Statute NC 143B-168.10 Early Childhood Initiatives

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2025 SFY 2024-2025 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
Match
State Local Other
0 0 0
 
MOE
State Local
0 0
 
FTEs
0.00