Early Professionals Training Calendar

 The Down East Partnership for Children-Child Care Resource and Referral sponsors in-service trainings monthly to child care providers and professionals who work with children birth to twelve years of age. Please click on the link to see the training options for Summer and Fall 2018 for Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax, Warren and Wilson Counties:   Early Childhood  … Read more

Summer Learning Toolkit

We want our children to grow up to be happy and successful adults—to be the best that they can be. School plays a big part in helping our children achieve these dreams—and so does summer! One of the three main goals of the Twin Counties Read to Rise initiative is to provide resources and efforts to enhance summer learning  … Read more

Summer Kaleidoscope Play & Learn®Groups

Come join us in Discovery Park on these Thursdays from 9:30 – 11 AM To register, call Jennifer at ext. 270 or email jcobb@depc.org. June 21 & 28 July 12 & 26 August 2 & 9   *Fall groups begin in August!* DEPC is registering for our Play and Learn groups.  These sessions are offered  … Read more

National Summer Learning Day is July 12, 2018

National Summer Learning Day is a national advocacy day aimed at elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the year. Your participation sends a powerful message across the nation that summers matter and offers an opportunity to showcase how  … Read more

Next Incredible Years Session Starts Aug. 9!

Win fabulous prizes…while learning positive parenting techniques! Parents of children ages 3-5 are invited to sign up for the next series of Incredible Years. Next session starts on August 9! See the flyer below and sign up soon.   Incredible Years Fall 2018 flyer

New! Building Blocks Newsletter July-September

Check out the latest edition of the Building Blocks newsletter, designed by DEPC’s Family First to provide resources and information for parents in Nash and Edgecombe counties. Click the link below to see the July-September edition! Building Blocks July – September 2018

Summer Feeding Kickoff!

Our Thanks to Cummins for Supporting the Read to Rise and Summer Feeding Programs We all know that healthy eating is tied to successful learning and that’s true in summer too.  Healthy eating is hard all year long, but can be especially challenging during the summer when school breakfast and lunch isn’t happening.  During the  … Read more

Check out the updated Places to Grow & Play Map!

Check out the newly updated Places to Grow & Play Map! This offers a guide to parks, playgrounds, schools, libraries and other places to play in the twin counties. Helpful tips and resources are also available to parents on the back of the map. Please stop by DEPC if you’d like to pick up a  … Read more

DEPC’s Strategic Framework 2017-2020

To see an overview of DEPC’s Strategic Framework for 2017-2020, click on the link below:   2017-2020 Strategic Framework Powerpoint_5.14.18