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community  Coalition  for  Craven  County  Children

"Strong Communities Raise Strong Children"


Our Vision

That every child in Craven County has a safe, healthy and caring environment where each one can reach his or her full potential through strong families and a supportive community. 
Our Mission:

We provide Craven County families with educational information on child development, safety and parenting, and we advocate for the improvement of outcomes for families and children in our community.

**There will be a Fall Kick-Off on Monday, September 8th at 11:30 AM at Trinity Methodist Church, 2311 Elizabeth Avenue in New Bern.  We welcome all persons interested in our vision and mission.  We will be providing lunch.  Please call 252-636-4900 Ext. 3190 or  by September 2nd so we will know to include you for lunch!  We hope you will join us as we continue to work toward our vision.

Save the Date:  Grandparenting Cafe on October 2nd 6-8 PM Dinner included.  For grandparents raising grandchildren.

Helpful articles by Empowering Parents on how to handle bad behaviors in your child such as lashing out, disrespect, lying, being non-compliant with rules, etc.

Check out the Craven Smart Start Newsletter with good ideas to get you through the dog days of summer with your children  
Get more great tips from MetroHealth that can keep you and your kids, and kids in the community, leading an active, healthy lifestyle this season!

There's a good article on Punishments versus Consequences if you are having disciple issues.  Just click on the link.

Alateen has come to New Bern!  Click on the News page to get the latest details!

The HOPE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER is a community center whose mission is to work in partnership with Families and Community to provide support , information, and education so that together we build strong and healthy families.   It is located at 2820 Neuse Blvd.  in New Bern NC 28562

New classes begin in August.  Click on the Information tab above.

Have fun and grow in your nurturing and parenting skills.  Enjoy food and fun activities with other families.  


Good News!  New Resource Directory available at  



Come join us! Have fun and make a difference!

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