Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five in participating communities within the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
The Imagination Library is made available to Rockingham County families thanks to the Rockingham County Partnership for Children.
Rockingham County Head Start is a federally funded comprehensive child development program. We serve all children, including children with special needs.
Each child is given the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational activities. They also receive mental health, medical and dental care, nutritious meals and snacks, and a safe learning environment.
The North Carolina Division of Child Development makes every effort to provide information parents need to make the best possible child care choices. The Division records a variety of information on regulated facilities that you might find useful in your search.
Believing that every parent wants to help their child to learn and accomplish as much as possible during their years of public education, resources are made available to help parents become an informed partner in meeting their child's learning needs. The Parent Center offers information and resources to help make learning interesting and fun for families. Services to families with pre-school and school-age children are available at each of our locations in Eden and Reidsville.
The Rockingham County Partnership for Children (RCPC) is a public, private non-profit organization, which administers Smart Start funds and services for children age birth through five and their families in Rockingham County.
Their mission is helping children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. RCPC works towards this mission by seeking out agencies, organizations and individuals that work with young children and their families in order to create collaborations to enhance or create needed services.
The Rockingham County Teen Leadership Council is a new initiative sponsored by Rockingham County Government, wherein Leadership Council members will serve as a liaison between the youth of Rockingham County and their County Government.
This is a service-oriented organization that requires monthly meetings as as well as participation in programs throughout the school year. Interested applicants are encouraged to read the Leadership Council's bylaws and attend a County Commissioner meeting to see what being a part of a governing team is like firsthand.
Rockingham County Youth Services is an agency of county government whose purpose is to provide counseling & other community alternatives for school-aged youth and their families.
A variety of prevention and intervention programs and continuum of services are available on an as-needed basis as identified by our county’s Juvenile Crime Prevention Council. These programs are funded by the NC Department of Public Safety, Rockingham County government & other sources, including grants.