Dillon County First Steps Accepting Applications For Parents As Teachers Program

Dillon County First Steps is now accepting applications of Parent As Teachers Program. They are now accepting applications for children who live in Dillon Districts 1, 2 & 3 School Districts that are from the age of 0-5 years old. Parent As Teachers Program will provide information, support and encouragement parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. This program will focus on four components:
1. Weekly Personal home visits by certified parent educator
2. Monthly Parent group meetings about early childhood development and parents
3. Development and health screening for young children
4. Linkages and referrals to community networks and resources
Applications are due by August 5, 2010.
The following documentation must be provided for all applications:
– Proof of family income/ Medicaid Eligibility Forms
– Identification Card (Parent)
If interested send Parents Name, Child(ren)’s Name, Child(ren)’s Age, Address, and Phone to: Dillon County First Steps Office, 801 South 9th Avenue, P.O. Box 295, Dillon, South Carolina. Phone 843-774-0061. Fax 843-774-0480.