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Apr 22, 2024

Playground Safety Tips for Parents and Providers

As the weather warms and families head outdoors for entertainment, playgrounds are often a first stop for those with young children. Playgrounds provide plenty of fun, allow children the chance to exercise and practice their social skills, and they are a perfect location for the unstructured, imaginative play that experts say is integral for healthy childhood development. However, a big part of keeping that play fun for children is keeping it safe, and this is especially important on the playground.

Oct 3, 2023

Does your child care program provide a safe environment for your child?

When choosing a child care program, there are many things to consider. But for most parents, one of the top things on a potential provider checklist is to ensure your child will be in a safe environment. A safe environment can include many factors that affect your child's safety and security while being cared for somewhere outside of the home.

Sep 29, 2023

Are there scholarships available to help pay for quality child care in South Carolina?

The need for affordable child care is one of the greatest challenges facing our nation. For South Carolinians, the good news is you may be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for child care over a certain time. The best part is parents can choose from an extensive list of ABC Quality monitored providers, ensuring their children experience a child care facility and environment best suited for them.