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  • Information about the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been moved to a new, separate area. Information provided by DCDEE related to COVID-19 and child care providers, settings and health precautions can now be found on the Coronavirus Information for Child Care page.



DCDEE New Contact Information

Raleigh, NC - December 5, 2018

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) will be moving from the Dorthea Dix campus to a new location in Midtown Raleigh

Beginning January 28, 2019, our new address and telephone number will be:

Physical Location

333 East Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC  27609

Telephone Number
(919) 814-6300
(800) 859-0829 (In-State only)

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Mailing Address

Division of Child Development and Early Education
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2200

E-Mail Address




2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)


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