Sumter County First Steps - SC First Steps

Sumter County First Steps

About Sumter County First Steps

Sumter County First Steps is a local nonprofit that works collaboratively to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their highest potential. We achieve this goal by engaging families, caregivers, and community partners in high-quality programs and services that improve early childhood development, from before birth through age five. We also serve as a connector and convener of all early childhood stakeholders in Sumter County.

Sumter County First Steps is a local partnership of South Carolina First Steps, the state’s dedicated early childhood initiative. As with each local partnership, we operate as an independent nonprofit with a local board and staff. Because our community has unique needs and resources, we tailor our offerings to best meet the needs of local families.


Julia A. Nelson

Executive Director

Artrell Brown, Board Chair



Street Address 220 Hasel Street Sumter, SC 29150
Mailing Address P.O. Box 2331 Sumter, SC 29150
Phone: 803-464-1224