Mission Statement

The mission of Kershaw County First Steps is to support families in Kershaw County so that all children enter school ready to learn.  First Steps will leverage existing resources and work collaboratively to serve all children and their families beginning in areas where the need is the greatest.

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Kershaw County First Steps Child Care Training program is to enhance the child care staff’s knowledge of children’s growth and development, curriculum, guidance and program administration.  KCFS will provide certified training in the DSS required areas.  Enhancing the child care staff’s core knowledge will create a quality enhanced environment for the children in their care.