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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Free Workshop for Parent Groups in Durham

Prevention, Trauma-Informed Training

News & Stories

READY Project Mid-Year Progress Report

Early Childhood, Evidence-based Treatment, Home Visiting, Outcomes & Impact, Trauma-Informed Training

News & Stories

Press Release: READY Project

Early Childhood, Prevention

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Upcoming Trainings

Free Virtual Workshop for Parent Groups in Durham: Raising Resilient Children 
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To schedule a workshop for your group, contact READY Project using the form below.

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Learning Community 2021-2022  |  Learn more
Applications accepted on a rolling basis for traditionally funded slots. Priority application and selection for READY-funded slots in this training cohort has ended. Eligible Durham applicants will be considered for a READY-funded slot in the event a slot becomes available. |  Apply here

Learning Session 1: February 22-25, 2021
Learning Session 2: June 14-16, 2021


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Contact Us

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

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