About Us


The Children’s Resource Center is a non-profit child care resource and referral agency that has been in operation since 1995. We are funded by Smart Start, the Division of Child Development and Early Education, and other private donations. Our agency works to assist, educate,  and support parents, child care providers and our community about quality child care and assist with any other issues relating to children and families.

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Recruitment, Listing Policy

Referral Policy


The mission of The Children’s Resource Center is to ensure that all children and their families in Catawba County have access to quality, reliable child care and developmental opportunities.


  • Collaboration toward cutting-edge educational opportunities for child care staff
  • To provide support and technical assistance to area child care providers
  • To educate parents and business leaders about accessing quality child care
  • To inform the community and local businesses about children’s issues and child care needs


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