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Childrens Council Annual Report 20-21

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SUPPORT EDUCATE PARENT EDUCATION FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAMS EARLY CARE EDUCATION PROGRAMS Programs and services that provide parent education and support for families during their child s first years of life Services that produce high quality early childhood education early childhood literacy development and that support the local early childhood workforce 13 212 ANNUAL REPORT 2020 2021 PARENTS and My biggest take away was probably just the importance of early childhood I really never thought about it until I took classes and then working with you I never really thought about the importance of the ages zero to two That s my biggest take away and I have learned more about teaching because of you and the program but I have also grown as a person and as a teacher Michelle infant toddler teacher EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS received Triple P Positive Parenting Program support impacting 355 CHILDREN 19 70 210 1 029 250 TEEN PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN SERVED DIAPERS WERE GIVEN TO LOCAL CHILDREN CHILDREN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS and CHILDREN participated in the Incredible Years program CHILDREN PARENTS AND TEACHERS SERVED 46 PARENTS participated in the Circle of Parents support groups Like any other parent we didn t have our stuff together Life gets in the way and before you know it your babies are growing up We weren t perfect parents and the IY classes didn t make us perfect but it did make us better parents Beforehand I was quick to anger shouting more than I wanted and giving more commands than I could count I played with my kids but the engagement and connection wasn t as strong as I wanted it to be Enter the Incredible Years classes When you hear the lessons and read the book it s like Oh yeah that makes sense And it clicked with our kids too We played We connected We communicated We praised and we all grew for the better Andrea 225 Birch Street Suite 3 Boone NC 28607 30 59 PARENTS 2 730 In 2022 we will celebrate our 45th year of serving young children and families in Watauga County The board and staff are pleased to present this past years accomplishments which would not have been possible without the support of our donors We hope you will proudly celebrate with us as these are our accomplishments together We have much planned for 2022 including a birthday celebration that we hope you ll be able to attend received books from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library received training and support 8 79 served in our on site preschool program Dual School were served in our local NC Pre K programs STUDENTS 18 CHILDREN CENTERS are going above and beyond to improve the quality of their teacher child interactions by participating in our Pathways to Accreditation program producing higher quality programs

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INSPIRE INITIATIVES THAT ENGAGE OUR BROADER COMMUNITY ON BEHALF OF YOUNG CHILDREN PROGRAMS SERVICES NET ASSETS FUND BALANCES 348 897 315 838 FROM 990 FY 20 21 ENDING JUNE 30 2021 UNAUDITED During COVID we had to go to families when families couldn t visit our office During the Fall of 2020 we loaded up our van and went to local neighborhoods parks and church parking lots to serve our community 144 FINANCIALS 2020 2021 Total Liabilities 33 059 FAMILIES SERVED STAFF WERE TRAINED IN RESOURCES FOR RESILIENCE SERVE Total Assets 82 23 FINANCIALS STATEMENT OF FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES 315 FAMILIES SERVED CHILDREN SERVED Many families found themselves in crisis during COVID and we partnered with our fellow community agencies to provide case management services to help families link to necessary services and resources and to make sure their needs were being met Partnered with the Heath Hunger Coalition who provided space for our diaper bank so families could access multiple community services in one location We provided diapers wipes and infant formula to 315 children TOTAL EXPENSES 1 678 465 Programs Services 1 523 231 Management General 155 234 91 9 FROM 990 FY 20 21 ENDING JUNE 30 2021 UNAUDITED MANAGEMENT GENERAL 9 2 PROVIDED STAFF LEADERSHIP AND FISCAL SPONSORSHIP FOR TWO LOCAL INITIATIVES STATEMENT OF REVENUE Total Revenue 1 625 721 Contributions Grants 1 597 912 Program Service Revenue 9 987 Other 16 474 Investment Income 1 348 OTHER 1 0 ELEVATE WATAUGA WATAUGA COMPASSIONATE COMMUNITY INITIATIVE An initiative to build a more trauma informed and resilient community that is able to prevent recognize and treat trauma by creating safe stable nurturing environments and relationships through education advocacy and policy change Watauga County s early childhood initiative which is committed to advancing the most promising prenatal to three policies and programs to create and expand systems of support for families reaching every mother and child at or before birth and increasing access to affordable high quality infant and toddler child care and learning environments in settings that meet the varied needs of families Established the EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION FUND FOR WATAUGA COUNTY a fund where private and public dollars can be combined to support early childhood work in our community PROGRAMS SERVICES 90 8 STATE FEDERAL GRANTS 85 4 LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS 12 9 Adolescent Parenting Program Child Care Resource Referral Triple P Positive Parenting Program Pathways to Accreditation The Incredible Years Dual Subsidy Quality Enhancements Circle of Parents Infant Toddler Initiative Family Connects Dual Language Preschool Diaper Bank Raising a Reader Family Navigation Dolly Parton Imagination Library NC Pre K Resource Library KEY FUNDING PARTNERS

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