The Preschool Services in Onslow County are designed to provide high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness for eligible three and four year-old children. The program guidelines are built on the premise that to be successful in school children need to be prepared in all 5 developmental domains that are critical to the child’s well-being and success in reading and math; Approaches to Play and Learning, Emotional and Social Development, Health and Physical Development, Language and Literacy Development, and Cognitive Development.

Who should apply?

  • ALL Children turning 3 or 4 on or before August 31st
  • Active Duty Military Families
  • Families experiencing economic hardship
  • Children with an IEP or IFSP
  • Children with Chronic Health Conditions
  • Children in Foster or Kinship Care

*Due to the eligibility requirements of each funding source additional at-risk factors can be considered based on the family’s needs.

Applications for all Onslow County Preschool Programs are accepted at the following locations:

Onslow County Partnership for Children Resource Center at 101 North Plain Rd. For more information, contact 910-938-0336.

Onslow County Schools Preschool Office, Thompson Early Childhood Center at 440 College Street. For more information call 910-455-5530.