Group support for parents with low literacy levels in reading to their children
Motheread/Fatheread offers adult literacy classes to parents of young children, with an emphasis on the importance of reading regularly as a family.
This map only shows programs funded by South Carolina First Steps. For more information about services available in your area, contact your local First Steps partnership.
Program participants include parents and expectant parents, English language learners, aspiring citizens, basic skill students, those with developmental disabilities, families at risk for domestic violence, incarcerated men and women, and childcare teachers.
Opportunities for early childhood teachers, paraprofessionals, and program directors
Pregnant moms and expectant families
Motheread/Fatheread uses a 29-lesson curriculum to teach literacy skills to adults. The program addresses a variety of teaching approaches and learning styles, combining individual assignments with small group work, lectures, and discussion.
A focus on language and literacy development
Education and support for the whole family
Community-based workshops and classes
This program is designed to teach literacy skills to adults with an emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The lessons help parents understand the importance of reading regularly to their children.
ParentingParents as Teachers
Home visitation and group support for families, before birth and through age five.
Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home visiting program that supports parents in their role as a child's first and most important teacher.
ParentingTriple P (Positive Parenting Program)
One of the world's most-trusted parenting programs, Triple P is used in 30 countries around the world.
Home visitation for first time mothers, from pregnancy until the child turns two.
Home visitation for families with 2- and 3-year olds to promote early literacy skills
14-session group support program to promote strong and resilient families.
Adult education for parents of children 0-5 to pursue HS diploma, GED or English language skills
12-week group support for parents for their child’s social and emotional development and behavior
ParentingLibrary Based Programs
Library staff visit child care and preschool classrooms providing books, storytelling, and staff training.
ParentingReach Out and Read
Books and information on reading books to children provided during well-child visits
LENA Home uses innovative technology to assess a family's home language environment and boost positive interactions between parents and children ages 0-3.
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