Childcare & Education Information for Parents in South Carolina

Child Care and Education Information for Parents in South Carolina

Child Care & Education

Knowledge is power! Helping you navigate your kid's child care and school.

  • Finding quality child care
  • After-school care and activities
  • Helping your kids with their homework
  • Summer programs
  • How to choose a school

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Let us know where you live and what resources you’re looking for and we’ll connect you to our network of professional service providers.

Knowledge To Make Parenting Life Easier

Programs To Level Up Your Parenting

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Triple P offers parents simple, practical strategies to build strong relationships with their children and help parents effectively manage their children’s behavior. Explore Triple P, Triple P Online, Triple P Teen and Triple P Espanol.

Family Resource Centers

Family resource centers are community-based places where families can go for help such as parenting classes, job training, mental health, family counseling, child care, job training and more.

Even More Help

SC Child Care Services

Search for child care programs near you on the frequently updated SC Childcare provider database. You will find detailed information about licensed facilities, their hours and inspection reports.

ABC Quality

Search ABC Quality ranked providers, child care scholarship options and other parent resources.

SC Child Care Resource and Referral

Provides free, statewide services to connect parents with the tools, resources and referrals for parents to make informed choices about child care.

The Palmetto Pre-K

With a three-step search, determine if your child qualifies for free or reduced-cost preschool programs for your three- or four-year-old child including Head Start, First Steps 4K or Public School 4K.

First Five SC

Connect to public programs and services to help children ages 0 to 5 with their growth and development. Easily check your eligibility for more than 40 services by answering questions about your family.

S.C. Department of Education

The state's education agency has information on school choices, virtual learning, special education, early learning and literacy, adult education, a school directory and more.

Parents Helping Parents

Real-life parenting advice for South Carolina parents, from South Carolina parents. Ask a question, share advice, learn from and grow with other parents around the state.

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