The Children's Council of Watauga

About

The Smart Start Partnership for Watauga County (Smart Start is the state-funded initiative that supports child care related health and family support services on behalf of children ages 0-5). It is the  goal of the program that all children will start school healthy and ready to learn.

The Council provides:

  • A resource center with materials that can be utilized by early educators in child care settings as well as home visitors and other professionals. It is also available to the public for home schools and families. We have a warm family friendly environment set up so children can explore and play while parents browse for resources to check out.
  • Resources to start a child care center
  • Professional Development-- offers assistance to promote increased education to early child care professionals. Assistance is given in professional development planning as well as a textbook lending library for child care providers in Early Childhood Education coursework.
  • Pregnant and parenting teen support
  • Child care resource and referral
  • Drop Out prevention
Service Details
Hours: 

Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Areas Served: 
Watauga County
Contact
Contact: 

Crystal Kelly, Executive Director
Lee Marshall, Program Director

Telephone: 

828-262-5424

Mailing Address
225 Birch Street
Suite #3
Boone
NC
28607
Physical Address
225 Birch Street
Physical Address 2: 
Suite #3
Boone
NC
28607