Child Care Services

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 DSS Child Care has moved to: 
The Health and Human Services Building 
414 East Main St 
Durham NC 27701 


Contact: Candice Leathers
Child Care Services Program Manager
Office: 919-560-8300
Fax: 919-560-8683

The mission of DSS Child Care is to assist families living in Durham County with information and access to child care services.

How do i get on the waiting list?

Contact (919) 560-8300

To find out where you are on the waiting list Click Here (Include your name and the name of children)

Where are we located?

Information can be obtained at 414 East Main St, Durham, NC 27703 from 7:30 AM-5:30 PM Monday-Friday. Call (919) 560-8300 to inquire about funding and service availability.  

Who do we provide service to?

Low income families with children between ages 0-12 who meet income guidelines, live in Durham County, and are employed or in school.

Additionally, the following are considered priority groups and may be eligible.

  • The child is in Protective services or in Foster care
  • Work First recipients and need child care in order to pursue employment
  • The family resides in a homeless shelter
  • Parent/guardian is in a substance abuse treatment program



DSS Child Care providers looking for assistance?

DSS Child Care Providers Support Services

Tel (919) 560-8091 Fax (919) 560-8100



Additional Provider related information can be found Here

External resources and more About Childcare information


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