READY Project

Through a federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, CCFH convenes partners in early care and education, pediatrics, family support, mental health, and homeless services in a unified strategy called Responsive Early Access for Durham’s Young Children (READY).

The primary goal of the READY Project is to foster the healthy development and wellness of all young children in Durham County, preparing them to thrive in school and beyond. This includes expanding the use of evidence-based practices for preventing mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders and for identifying and addressing behavioral concerns before they develop into serious emotional disturbances. While the project is designed to meet the needs of all children ages 0-8 in the county, it will give particular attention to those affected by racial disparities, substance abuse, homelessness, and parental military deployment.

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Read about the launch of the READY Project

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Upcoming Trainings

Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up (ABC) – Infant Learning Community 2020-2021
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Info Call: December 3, 2019, 1-2pm  |   Click to join Info Call
Application Deadline: January 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Postponed – Learning Session 1: March 23-25, 2020
Learning Session 2: September 29-30, 2020
Learning Session 3: February 2, 2021

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Contact Us

READY Project Director: Katharine Cannon
(919) 385-0776

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