Now accepting applications for our Parents as Teachers program!!

South Carolina First Steps 4K is inviting local organizations to apply for funding to expand access to full-day, evidence-based preschool for low income four-year-olds in their communities.

Applicants may apply for up to $30,000 for the purpose of expanding access to First Steps 4K services to at least 10 additional children.


Any organization that has the facility space, ability to become a licensed child care provider, and willingness to adhere to First Steps 4K guidelines is eligible to apply. Eligible applicants include center-based child care providers as well as churches, community centers, non-profit organizations, private and charter schools, colleges and universities, hospital systems, and others. Public schools and school districts are not eligible.

Our Vision

Every Calhoun County child arrives at kindergarten ready to learn.

Our Mission

To assist families to help their children to be healthy ans ready to succeed upon entering kindergarten.


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Telephone: 803-655-5126
Fax: 803-655-5695
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 195
St. Matthews, SC 29135

Street Address:
304 Agnes Street
St.Matthews, SC 29135

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