First Steps
900 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
864.327.4900

“For children who are at risk, the gap between their performance and the performance of children who are not at risk begins to appear as early as 18 months of age on standardized tests.”

  -Dr. Jack P. Shonkoff

Upcoming Events

First 5 South Carolina

First 5 South Carolina

Families deserve a responsive one-stop portal to learn about public programs and services to help with their child’s growth and development.  First Five connects South Carolina’s public services for young children in an easy-to-use website.  Click here to find the...

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Quality Counts 10 Year Anniversary

Quality Counts 10 Year Anniversary

On Tuesday evening, April 26th, Spartanburg County First Steps Quality Counts held a Ten-Year Celebration at the Cleveland Park Event Center.  More than 180 came together to celebrate this milestone, including early care and education directors and teachers, community...

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Family Friday

Family Friday

The week of the young child Family Friday highlights the importance of families in a child’s life. Families play a huge role as they are their child’s first teacher! We celebrate families and partner with them in supporting the well-being and development of their...

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Artsy Thursday

Artsy Thursday

Think, problem solve, create! Children develop creativity, social skills and fine motor skills with open-ended art projects where they can make choices, use their imaginations, and create with their hands. On Artsy Thursday celebrate the joy and learning children...

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Coming Events


July 22, 2015 – First Steps Board meeting
Aug 19, 2015 – First Steps Board meeting
Sept 16, 2015 – First Steps Board meeting