Books and information on reading books to children provided during well-child visits
Reach Out and Read integrates books into pediatric practices and promotes reading as a catalyst for healthy childhood development.
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.
Reach Out and Read Partners with pediatric medical providers to serve children and families through well-child visits, beginning at birth.
Families with preschool-aged children
Families with babies and toddlers
The program is designed to be integrated into pediatric well-visits from birth through age five. Although there is no minimum length of time for the program, research shows that the longer families are involved, the more positive the effects.
In-home coaching with trained parent educators
Education and support for the whole family
A focus on language and literacy development
Reach Out and Read is designed to foster intentional skill-building in parents, resilience in families, and positive bonding between children and caregivers.
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.
Group support for parents with low literacy levels in reading to their children
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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