Child Care Program Quality Supplements

Wake County SmartStart


Wake County SmartStart
Child Care Program Quality Supplements
4901 Waters Edge Drive
Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27606


(919) 851-9551

Child Care Program Quality Supplements provide monthly supplement payments to eligible 4- and 5-star centers and homes that serve children on subsidy to maintain or incentivize improvement in program quality. Eligibility and payment amounts are based on criteria developed by the Wake County SmartStart Board of Directors. Monitoring of quality practices will occur monthly through review of licensing data and submission of requested documentation. Facilities may be referred to programs that will help them improve or maintain their quality. Application support, referrals and monitoring components are provided by Child Care Services Association.


Application support, referrals and monitoring components are provided by Child Care Services Association (CCSA). For more information, please visit the CCSA website, call (919) 314-6853 or email



The Child Care Program Quality Supplements Program is funded and managed by Wake County SmartStart.

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