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Making child care work for more South Carolinians.

ABC Quality helps address the state’s gaps in child care quality, access and affordability. We provide resources for providers within our quality rating and improvement system. Our search tool connects caregivers to high-quality programs. We work with partners to improve child care in our state.

With over half of SC counties unable to meet local child care needs, ABC Quality works to ensure children experience quality early child care that helps them grow and thrive.

Only 27% of children entering kindergarten are ready for school.

Early Child Care Advisory Birth-Five Plan 2022