We help equip you with the tools you need to help your child in every step of education.

Programs image 04 Dolly Partons Imagination Library
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
To enroll your child in this program applications can be found:
1) McCormick County First Steps Office
2) McCormick County Public Library
3) Dolly Parton's Imagination Library website
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Child Care Scholarships
We have scholarships to provide financial help with child care expenses. To be eligible to receive a scholarship, you must meet the risk requirements.

​ For applications, contact:
NaToya Cartledge, Executive Director
Tel: 864-852-3763
Email: ncartledge@mccormickcountyfirststeps.org
Durants Family Daycare

For enrollment information, please contact:

Victoria Durant, Daycare Director
138 Pinewood Circle
Plum Branch, SC 29845
Tel: 864-443-5600
Email: durant93@wctel.net
McCormick County School of Early Learning
This highly-rated child care center provides care for infants and toddlers. Certified child care providers use Creative Curriculum to support the successful development of the children in our center. It is located at

McCormick Elementary School
6977 Highway 28 S
McCormick, South Carolina

To enroll your child in this center, pick up an application at the center and/or speak to:
Marilyn Sanders, Supervisor
Tel: 864-852-6005
Email: sandersm@mccormick.k12.sc.us
Programs image 01 Nurturing Parenting
Nurturing Parenting
In this program, Parent Educators work with families and provide developmentally appropriate information, materials, and activities. They offer practical guidance to encourage learning and to manage challenging behavior.
In this program we partner with McCormick DSS to provide free parenting classes.
In this program we offer a Nurturing Fathers curriculum designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to men.

To enroll in this program contact:

Adrian Lewis, Parent Educator
Tel: 864.852.3763
Email: alewis@mccormickcountyfirststeps.org
Margaret Wideman, Parent Educator
Tel: 864.852.1530
Email: mwideman@mccormickcountyfirststeps.org