Child Development Centers

 Newport Child Development Center, Carteret County (ID#1600009)

The Newport Child Development Center is a leased facility located on the major throughway, NC Highway 70. This licensed, four star center* serves 63 children two years through five years old: 53 Head Start children and ten childcare-only children. Two Head Start classrooms are part-year, part-day only classes, one blended Head Start and NC-Pre-K class is part-year, full-day, operating five days a week for six and three-quarter hours per day. Ten two year olds can be served in child care services. *Five stars is dependent upon teacher education that is pending review by the child care consultant as of 1/28/13.

Beaufort Child Development Center, Carteret County (ID #16000120)

This site is a $1.3 million dollar state-of-the-art facility constructed in 2004. This five-star center has three part-year Head Start classrooms, and one full-day part-year NC-Pre-K blended classroom of 18 children, for a total of 71 HS children. It also has three (3) full-year Early Head Start classrooms, two that serve two-year old children and one that serves one-year old children for a total of 24 EHS children.

Duffy Child Development Center, Craven County (ID #2555022)

The Duffyfield Child Development Center is housed in a former Craven County elementary school building. This five-star licensed center offers two blended NC-Pre-K/Head Start full-day part-year classrooms (36 children) and two part-day Head Start classrooms (36 children) serving a total of 72 children.   

FR Danyus Child Development Center, Craven County (ID #25000004)

FRD is a five-star licensed facility centrally located between the Duffyfield and the Charles Taylor Child Development Centers. It is the largest of all the HS Centers, serving 125 HS and 32 EHS children. It, too, is housed in a former public school building. FRD has seven part-year, part-day HS classrooms, and four full-year EHS classrooms

Godette Child Development Center, Craven County (ID#2555067)

This five star center is located in the community of Harlowe, a small rural setting in eastern Craven County. Housed in the former elementary school that currently functions as a community center, GDT provides services to 126 HS children and 24 EHS children. This center operates five part-year HS classrooms (90 children), two part-year full day HS/NC-PR-K classrooms (36 children) and three full-year EHS classrooms (24 children). 

Pamlico Child Development Center, Pamlico County (ID#69000055)

Pamlico Child Development Center is a five star center, is on Highway 55 in Grantsboro. Funding for the facility came from USDA Rural Development and low-interest bank loans. The center has a licensed capacity of 99 children. There is one full-day, part-year Blended NC-Pre-K/Head Start classroom with 18 children enrolled, two part-day Head Start classrooms (35 children) and one Early Head Start classroom with eight children, for a total of 61 children.   There is one child care services classroom available serving two year olds.

Craven County Family Literacy Collaboration

Craven County Public Schools have programmatic oversight for NC-Pre-K in Craven County and currently provides Head Start services to 67 children through a collaborative partnership with Craven County Family Literacy (CCFL) at two sites in the western part of Craven County. The two sites are Vanceboro Farm Life in Vanceboro, and James W. Smith in Cove City, and are unlicensed facilities as they are under public school administration. There are two classrooms at each of its two sites, serving children in blended classrooms between NC Pre-K, Even Start and Head Start.

Child Development Centers
Beaufort CDC
Shirley Letourneau
201 Professional Park Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516
Fax: 252-728-5704
Duffyfield CDC
Maria Ward
1200 Myrtle Avenue
New Bern, NC 28560
Fax: 637-2188
F.R. Danyus CDC
Connie Davis
622 West Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Fax: 637-5113
Godette CDC
Barbara Gibson
125 Old Godette School Road
Havelock, NC 28532
Fax: 447:7282
Newport CDC
CaSandra Pittman
5601 HWY 70 East
Newport, NC 28570
Fax: 252-223-0959
Pamlico CDC
Evelyn Smith
11313 NC HWY 55 E.
Grantsboro, NC 28529
Fax: 252-745-9816



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