Dorchester Habitat for Humanity Donates to Dorchester County First Steps!

Dorchester County First Steps is ever so grateful to Dorchester Habitat for Humanity for the wonderful donation of 250 masks for our families and children. We especially want to thank Mr. Edward Brockington, Restore Manager. These masks will help a great deal as we fight to stay healthy and safe during this pandemic. Thank you … Continue reading Dorchester Habitat for Humanity Donates to Dorchester County First Steps!

Dorchester County First Steps Has Job Openings for Parent Educator and Community Outreach

Seeking to fill the position of: Community Outreach Seeking to fill the position of: PARENT EDUCATOR The Position: Contracted position for one year (September 1,2020 - September 30, 2021), Position will require home visitations and evening group meetings Qualifications:  Must have an Associate, Bachelor’s or higher degree in social work, education, psychology or related fields, … Continue reading Dorchester County First Steps Has Job Openings for Parent Educator and Community Outreach

Important Information about Being a Nurturing Parent

The Nurturing Parenting Programs are trauma informed, family-based programs designed for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. As a family, parents and their children learn positive and caring nurturing skills. Family Development Resources, Inc. provides programmatic materials, training, and ongoing technical assistance to support program implementation. Training and support are also provided … Continue reading Important Information about Being a Nurturing Parent

Judgment Free Zone

Feeling judged rarely, if ever, has a positive effect on parents or their children. If we want to help parents best meet their children's needs, they need backing, not blame. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2ncgExK. Dorchester County First Steps is committed to being a judgment-free zone.

Harriet Tubman book for young readers featured in Magnolia’s Children Garden

Source: Harriet Tubman book for young readers featured in Magnolia’s Children Garden Harriet Tubman book for young readers featured in Magnolia’s Children Garden By The Charleston Chronicle | February 11, 2020 | 0 In honor of Black History Month, the Tri-County First Steps has placed in the Children’s Garden at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens the … Continue reading Harriet Tubman book for young readers featured in Magnolia’s Children Garden

SC First Steps Turns 20!

South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness is now officially 20 years old! On June 28, 1999, The Honorable James H. Hodges, Governor of South Carolina (1999-2003), established First Steps as a statewide public-private partnership charged with getting South Carolina’s children ready for success in school and life. Two decades later, as the state’s only … Continue reading SC First Steps Turns 20!