The Board of Directors consists of a minimum of 18 members, but no more than 50 members, including representatives of public and private nonprofit health and human service agencies, day care providers, the business community, foundations, county and municipal governments, local education units and families.

For more information, please call (919) 851-9550.


Research shows that funding birth to five programs is the best way to maximize taxpayers' investments in education. Despite difficult economic conditions during the 2009-2010 fiscal year, and uncertainty in the lives of area families, Wake County SmartStart has worked diligently to support quality early child care services to families and children in the most need.