Child Development

Every child in our community deserves the best possible start in life.

When children get what they need—mentally, physically, and emotionally—we all win.

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Family Services’ Child Development programs are leading the way, in collaboration with other community partners. We work together to provide Forsyth County’s young children and their families with a total development program that enhances each child’s readiness for school—and life.

If your child is preschool age, he or she may qualify for one or more of our 5-Star Child Development programs. Family Services operates the only NAEYC-accredited facility in Forsyth County.

Specifically, we focus on:

  • Education (Head Start and Early Head Start, and Private Pay)
  • Family support (when it’s needed)
  • Health (including exercise and periodic health screenings)
  • Nutrition (including well-balanced meals)
  • Mental health (building self-esteem and addressing key issues)
  • Disability/special needs (helping the child cope and adapt)
  • Parent-family engagement (in all aspects of the child’s life)

Children who complete our program benefit from improved problem-solving and social skills, greater self-confidence, and a lifelong fondness for learning.

ANNUAL REPORT

Family Services Child Development Public Report 2021-2022

Based on years of experience and proven success, FSCD focuses on key elements of school readiness: social skills, language, literacy, math, science, self-help, and creative arts, and also helps parents become self-sufficient.

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