Founded in October of 1987 and based in Durham, North Carolina, Welcome Baby a program of Durham County Cooperative Extension is committed to strengthening local families with children, ages 5 and under.
We provide a range of resources, including parenting workshops, peer phone support and a free baby clothing program. Our services are available in both English and Spanish.
Welcome Baby strives to strengthen Durham families with young children, ages birth – 8years by providing accurate child development information and emotional and practical support through programs that help reduce Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s), improve school readiness skills, increase caregivers’ knowledge of children’s changing ages and stages, help to break the social isolation felt by many parents and provide families with resources that help in their children’s daily care.
Welcome Baby a program of Durham County Cooperative Extension is supported by funds from the following entities:
Durham County Government
Durham's Partnership for Children