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Wake County Services and Resources for Children Birth-5



Welcome to the Wake County Services and Resources for Children Birth-Five page. This page is made possible by the collaborative efforts of TelAbility and the Wake County Local Interagency Council (LICC) and the generous funding of Wake County Smart Start.

By clicking the fields below you can search for and create a list of agencies that provide specific services and resources to meet the needs of your young child.

The information listed here was provided by the individuals and agencies listed, who have identified themselves as being providers of services for children ages 0-5 in Wake County. Inclusion in this list does not indicate or imply endorsement of any kind by TelAbility, Wake Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC), Raleigh Regional Interagency Coordinating Council (RICC), Raleigh Children's Developmental Services Agency, Wake County Smart Start, Wake County Public Schools, or any other group, agency, or individual; nor has the information provided been verified. The list provided here is comprised of those individuals and agencies that have requested inclusion and do not necessarily represent all relevant services available in Wake County. The user of this list is encouraged to verify the information provided and to use his or her own discretion in evaluating the services provided.

If you have questions about the resources provided on this page or your agency wishes to be added to the database, please feel free to send an email to and a LICC Member will get back in touch with you.

We hope this page will help inform you and allow you to benefit from the vast array of resources for young children in Wake County.

The following 28 matching results were found for the criteria entered:

Wake County SmartStart

Match score: 100
Wake County Smart Start builds the capacity of families and the community to prepare children for success in school and in life. We fund 15 programs in Wake County that cover the areas of early care and education, family support, and children with special needs. Providers/families who need assistance with understanding and accessing the programs we fund can contact a WCSS staff person for assistance.

Wee Play Psychological Services

Match score: 100
Wee Play is a private child and family psychology practice specializing in children with social, emotional and developmental challenges. Interventions and strategies use a whole family and multidiscipline collaboration.

Frankie Lemmon School

Match score: 100
Frankie Lemmon School was the first preschool-kindergarten in Wake County specifically designed for children experiencing delays in development.

White Plains Children's Center-preschool program

Match score: 100
White Plains is an inclusive childcare setting that serves children from age 12 mos through age 5. We serve children with special needs,ages 3-5, through our contract with Wake County Public School Preschool Services. We also provide before and after care for children with special needs that are served in our program.

The Aspen Center

Match score: 100
The Aspen Center has a multidiscipline staff including Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Developmental Therapy. Individual and group programs are available including a preschool aged language enrichment program for children of all abilities.

Learning Together, Inc- Community Programs

Match score: 100
The Community Program at Learning Together serves children birth to three years of age who are identified to be at risk for or have a developmental delay or disability. Our developmental therapists serve children birth to age three providing intervention in the child?s natural environment, usually their home or childcare center.

Triangle ACT

Match score: 100
Triangle ACT is a multidisciplinary practice offering psychology, speech therapy, and occupation therapy services to children and families living in the Triangle.

Wake County Schools Preschool Special Education Services

Match score: 100
Preschool Special Education Services are based on the Individual Education Program that is written for each child. Goals and objectives are written according to an educational model. Any related services that the child receives are designed to support the educational goals. Preschool children with disabilities are served in a variety of settings and natural environments which may include home, child care centers, private child care homes, Head Start, mental health operated programs, private preschool programs, and public school classrooms.

Wake County Child Care Subsidy Program

Match score: 100
The Child Care Subsidy Program provides financial assistance to parents for their child care needs. The child care subsidy is based on an assessment of need, income and family size. If you are eligible your case manager will assist you in finding a program that meets the needs of your child/children. Parental choice is honored whenever possible. Parent fee's are assessed for families who are income-eligible. The amount paid for each child depends on: - your family situation - number of members in family - your gross income (gross income guidelines for children with special needs) - the cost of childcare provided. Each county receives an annual allocation of state and federal funds used for subsidized child care services for its residents. Wake County also receives funding from the Wake County Smart Start Program. We provide information about choosing and using quality childcare. Local money for childcare scholarships is received from the Wake For Kids Fund, which is provided by the Let's Get To Work Program.

Learning Together, Inc.

Match score: 100

Developmental Discoveries

Match score: 100
I provide structured family focused consultation using Relationship Development Intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders to address joint attention, flexibility, episodic memory, resilience, dynamic intelligence and competence. I also provide community based rehabilitative services (CBRS) to children birth -3 years through the NC early intervention program

Signs of Learning

Match score: 100
Signs of Learning offers classes and workshops in the NC Triangle area designed to introduce American Sign Language to young children and their families, educators, and early intervention specialists. Families, educators and specialists learn the basics of American Sign Language to facilitate communication with the child/children in their lives. Classes and workshops are appropriate for families with typically developing hearing children as well as children with special needs.

Child Care Services Association

Match score: 100
Choosing the best child care for your child may seem difficult - there are so many things to consider. Child Care Services Association can help make your decision easier. When you call CCSA, a family support counselor will provide you information about the types of child care in our community, the features of quality child care, and referrals to child care programs that can meet your needs and the needs of your child. CCSA?s Training and technical Assistance Departments offer a wide range of services to early educators and program administrators. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood? Project awards early educators currently working in the field with scholarships to enroll in college courses, buy textbooks and receive paid release time from work to attend classes and study. The Child Care WAGE$? Project helps reduce turnover in early care and education facilities and encourages teachers to pursuer higher education. CCSA?s meal service program provides two nutritious meals and one snack five days a week to children in participating child care centers. Visit or find us on Facebook -

Day Services, Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities

Match score: 100
Day Services provides educational support and services for children ages 3 - 22 years with developmental disabilities (contracted through Wake County Public Schools) and children ages 3 - 5 years without disabilities in an inclusive environment. Before/after school services are offered for children with developmental disabilities who are receiving their educational programing in the public school setting. A summer camp and summer program are also offered for children not qualifying for Extended School Year services but needing a safe and stimulating environment. On-site nursing and nutrition services as well as Speech/Language, Occupational and Physical Therapy and Behavior Modification are also offered. All services are individualized to meet each child's needs.

Lucy Daniels Center: Secure Path

Match score: 100
Secure Path is a Wake County SmartStart partnership that serves children under 5 who are at risk in their social/emotional development and their families who do not have mental health coverage/insurance.

Learning Together, Inc. - Developmental Day Center

Match score: 100
The Developmental Day Center provides an inclusive center-based program for children from 18 months to six years of age with, or at risk for, developmental disabilities and for children who are typically developing. The center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Teacher to child ratio is 1:4 for toddlers and 1:6 for all other ages. The center has a five-star rating from the North Carolina Division of Child Development and has earned accreditation from NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). For the 2011-12 School Year, Learning Together will operate 10 classrooms giving us the ability to serve more children than ever before! Learning Together is a contract agency of Wake County Public Schools. Learning Together's Mission is to meet the developmental, educational, and health needs of young children of all abilities. For more information please contact Jan Baker at 856-5205.

Community Partnerships, Inc. - Inclusive Preschool Services

Match score: 100
Inclusive Preschool Services: This program contracts with the Children's Developmental Services Agency (ages birth - three) to provide inclusive, community-based early intervention therapies. Some services are available privately as well. Services include speech and occupational therapy. All early intervention therapists are Infant, Toddler and Family Specialists. All services and supports are provided in the child's most natural environment, including child care, preschool, home and other community settings. Direct service includes direct support to the child, as well as support and consultation to family members, care givers and teachers. Training is also available upon request; topics of training can be taken from current training menu or developed upon request. All trainings offer DCD credit.

Learning Together Child Mental Health Initiative

Match score: 100
The Child Mental Health Initiative provides clinical services to children birth to eight years of age who demonstrate serious social, emotional, behavioral, and /or mental health concerns that may jeopardize their child care, family life, and future growth and development. CMHI offers clinical assessments,individual and family therapy and interactive play therapy.Services are office/home or school based depending on the needs of the child and family. Case Consultation and coordination with all providers is seen as an essential service to achieving positive results. Group therapy with kids and parent support groups are provided as funding allows.

Community Partnerships, Inc. - HOST

Match score: 100
The Healthy Out of School Time (HOST) program provides training to community recreation and child care providers; consultation to direct line and support staff to provide suggestions, modifications and intervention strategies for the inclusion of children with special needs; and limited, short term direct support to children with disabilities in a community setting. Staff also provide support to families to identify and access quality programs, identifying their childs needs and matching them with programs in the community, and information and referral for other services and supports.

Capitol City Speech Therapy

Match score: 100
Capitol City Speech Therapy is a therapist owned company that provides unique and innovative Speech, Language and Swallowing therapy and Community Based Rehabilitative Services that include the client and caregiver. The philosophy or CCST is that of a TEAM approach among the client, caregiver and therapist. Diagnosis served but are not limited to Speech Language delays, articulation delays, Hearing Impairments, Cochlear Implants, Autism, Verbal Apraxia, Voice Disorders, Feeding/Swallowing, Stuttering, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Hydrocephaly, tracheotomy etc...

Southeast Family Services of Raleigh

Match score: 100
Previously known in the area as Shigley Family Services,we are a multidisciplinary practice offering services in speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, counseling, and psychology. We offer a variety of evaluations to include single discipline assessments, psychoeducational testing (ADHD, learning disability, or intellectually gifted), and multidisciplinary assessments. Treatment services include individual therapy (psychological, speech, occupational therapy), group therapy (social, language, articulation), reading development programs, parent training, school consultation, and home intervention. Our therapists specialize in a variety of areas to include but not limited to early developmental delays, self-care (feeding, toileting, dressing), behavioral/social-emotional, attention, Autism Spectrum Disorder/PDD, handwriting, reading skills, therapeutic listening, sensory integration, articulation, phonemic awareness(reading) and auditory processing disorders.

White Plains Children's Center-Early Intervention Program

Match score: 100
White Plains Early Intervention Program serves children from 12 mos to 3 yrs. Developmental therapy is provided to children enrolled in our full-day daycare program or part-time preschool program. Our part-time preschool program is Tuesday/Thursday from 9:00 am to 11:45 am and for 2 year old children only. All classrooms are inclusive. We do not provide PT, OT or Speech therapy services. Private providers are permitted to work with children in our inclusive classrooms according to children's IFSP's.

Raleigh Therapy Services, Inc.

Match score: 100
Raleigh Therapy Services, Inc. is a multidisciplinary practice that provides quality speech and language therapy services, feeding therapy, physical therapy services, and occupational therapy services to individuals in the central and eastern North Carolina region. We specialize in early intervention in a variety of settings including homes, preschools, daycares, childcare facilities, and our clinic. We also offer bilingual therapy evaluations and services to our Spanish speaking clients. Our therapists are nationally certified and state licensed in their area of discipline. Their experience is regularly reinforced through training, continuing education, and involvement within professional organizations. Raleigh Therapy Services staff works closely with families to facilitate age appropriate development in the natural setting. Our intervention approach consists of a family-centered framework, where the family is involved with the child all the time. We strive to build partnerships with families, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals to ensure that the child?s needs are effectively met. We operate as a multidisciplinary team, meaning that all the therapists will work together to assess the child?s abilities, develop goals, and implement appropriate intervention. We also offer group therapy to target areas such as handwriting, social skills, feeding, and reading.

Raleigh Children's Developmental Services Agency

Match score: 100
The Raleigh CDSA provides service coordination, evaluations, and intervention (through a network of local service providers)for children ages birth to three who are at risk for or have developmental delays and meet eligibility criteria of the North Carolina Infant Toddler Program, under the Individual's with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Referrals can be made by parents, physicians, Child Service Coordinators, therapists, or other community agencies. Direct services are provided in the child's natural environment (settings that are used by all children) and include service coordination, developmental therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech/language therapy, and referrals to other needed resources and supports.

Pediatric Therapy Associates

Match score: 100
Pediatric Therapy Associates is a multidisciplinary practice founded over 25 years ago in Raleigh. Our goal is to provide quality services for infants and children up to 21 years of age. Services include occupational and physical therapy, speech-language pathology, developmental therapy, music therapy, and social groups. Services and programs are provided within a fun, playful atmosphere in our offices as well as in homes, schools, and other community sites. We have four convenient locations to serve families in Raleigh and surrounding areas. Our offices are located in Cary (919) 854-0404, Garner (919)861-1180, Raleigh (919)781-4434, and Wake Forest (919) 562-9941.

Greta Zuck, MS, LPC, NCC

Match score: 100
Over 10 years experience with mental health issues related to child neglect and abuse, with a specialization in work with attachment problems, traumatic stress, and other developmental and mental health problems common to children adopted from foster care and children adopted internationally. Also experienced working with non-traumatized children experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and adjustment concerns (e.g., family divorce).

Triangle Therapy, Inc.

Match score: 100
Triangle Therapy provides occupational and physical therapy for children and adolescents in Durham Co, Orange Co, northern Chatham Co, and Wake Co.

Project Enlightenment

Match score: 100
Project Enlightenment provides an array of services to children, families, and early childhood teachers and providers including consultation and education, parent education and screening. Please visit the Project Enlightenment website for more detailed descriptions and a listing of course offerings.


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