Child Care Resource and Referral
Through the Success By 6 program, the United Way is able to provide Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR and R). This is not serves families looking for quality child care programs, but also serves childcare providers and the community at large. For more information about this program, contact CCR&R at 803-773-7935 or toll free at 1-800-681-0333. You may also visit them online athttp://uwaysumter.org/CCR_and_R.php
Services for Families
Education and guidance in finding and selecting quality child care, answers to questions on child care regulations and quality issues, maintains database on registered and licensed child care providers in Clarendon, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Florence, Sumter.
Services for Childcare Providers
Training and workshops on child care issues, child care provider network, child care quality enhancement grants, professional development opportunities for center and family child care staff (such as mentoring, on site consultation, and resource loan materials).
Services for the Community
Awareness of the importance of quality child care, participation in community planning and working with coalitions to coordinate and improve early childhood education and resources, database of local child care programs.