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Region 4 Child Care Resource and Referral

Child Care Resource and Referral agencies deliver an interrelated set of “core” services to families, child care providers, and communities. CCR&R Core services include:

  • Consumer Education and Referral
  • Professional Development
  • Technical Assistance
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Dissemination
  • Public Awareness

CCR&R Core services address four major areas which include:

  • Support families and the child care system by gathering supply and demand data to help improve their local early education/school-age system.
  • Equip families with consumer education materials to assist them in their search for child care.
  • Assist those interested in starting a child care program or in enhancing their current program operation
  • Facilitate the development of pathways to higher education for the early childhood workforce.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to child care providers. Maintain and use a child care/early care and education database, to document child care needs and gaps.
  • Play a key role in informing the public and affecting child care policy; and
  • Acts as a partner in community planning for early care and education.

Region 4 Child Care Resource and Referral Services provide all services in an unbiased manner with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, handicap and national origin.


Mailing Address

Southeastern Community College CCR&R

P.O. Box 151

Whiteville, NC 28472



Fax: (910) 642-5658

Telephone: 800-653-5212 or (910) 642-8189


Lynn Leonard

Consumer Education and Referral Specialist

(910) 788-6462

Nesmith Building, room 222

Pam Cook

Regional Director, Child Care Resource & Referral