Lucy Daniels School

Our nurturing, supportive, therapeutic school environment serves children preschool-5th grade

Programs & Resources

Our programs (SecurePath, Farley-Manning Family Guidance Service and LDC 4 Early Success) help children, caregivers, teachers and parents.

Children’s Mental Health at LDC

Children’s mental health is our priority at the Lucy Daniels Center, where we help children with emotional, mental and social challenges succeed through in-depth evaluation and treatment, family involvement and education. Founded more than 25 years ago, we are the largest provider in the Triangle, N.C. of mental health services for children from birth to age 12, the time of life when the most effective interventions are possible. Our multi-disciplinary team, which includes recognized experts in mental health and education, works together with families to provide a uniquely comprehensive approach, delivering individualized treatment to each child.

Our services include:

Children’s Emotional Health Matters


SecurePath is a comprehensive mental health service for young children in Wake County provided at the child’s home or preschool. … Read More

Family Guidance Service

The Farley-Manning Family Guidance Service offers evaluations and outpatient mental health services for children through the age of 11 and their families. … Read More

LDC 4 Early Success

Lucy’s Book Club (LBC) supports early literacy skills while promoting imaginative play, creative thinking, problem-solving, and self-regulation skills.… Read More

Latest News

Two Join LDC Board

Two new members, Diane Daniels Manning and Dean Ogan, have recently joined the Board of Directors at the Lucy Daniels Center. Dr. Diane Manning began her career as a teacher and then as a professor of education at University of Connecticut and Tufts University before...

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Cooking for a Classic Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now for the upcoming Cooking for a Classic chef competition, benefiting our programs in children's mental health. The chefs competing are: Jan 22 - Troy Stauffer, City Club Raleigh vs. Matt Hannon, Ironwood Café, Pinehurst Jan 23 - Jonathan...

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