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Child and Adult Care Food Program

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health, Women’s & Children’s Health Section, Nutrition Services Branch, Special Nutrition Programs Annual Application   CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM Child Care Centers, Adult Day Care Centers, Sponsoring Organizations of Centers, Outside School Hours Care Center AGREEMENT NUMBER: 7093 Link to Income Guidelines [...]

By | 2017-12-01T07:16:17+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: General Information|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A Letter To My Adopted Teen

Family Services considers it a sacred privilege to help families through the adoption journey. During National Adoption Month and on this Thanksgiving Day, one of our families reminds us about the importance of gratitude. Holly Romero wrote the following in a letter to her newly adopted teenaged son. Her letter was read to him in [...]

By | 2017-11-08T15:16:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Video|0 Comments

Adoption Connections Support Group

Come learn about the special emotional and social needs of adopted children.  The information applies to domestically and internationally adopted children, whether they were placed at birth or at an older age.  Learn practical tips for building a stronger relationship with your child. Adoption Connections Support Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of most months from [...]

Social-emotional skills are critical for school readiness

As published in Forsyth Family Magazine (November 2017) New research is showing that school readiness is more than academic ability. Preschoolers are far more successful in school, and in life, when they are able to develop social-emotional-behavioral skills that enable them to pay attention, handle emotions, and adjust to situations. Research also shows that children [...]