Who We Serve

First Steps serves children pre-birth to 5 years old and their families who are at risk of not being ready for school.
Number of Kershaw County children under 5:
3800
Number of Kershaw County children living in poverty:
3681
Babies born each year in Kershaw County to a mother without a high school diploma:
18.4%

Our Programs

  • Child Care Quality Enhancement
  • Early Steps Identification
  • Parents as Teachers
  • Text4Baby

Our Results

  • 478 Books Distributed
  • 24 Families Served
  • 338 Child served in 6 child care programs
  • 167 Attending Trainings
  • 100% of the participating child care programs are enrolled in the ABC Voucher Program
  • Made 17 connections for families to services

United Way Community Partner