About Us


The Charleston County First Steps mission is to improve the overall well-being of young children. We accomplish this by offering rigorous early childhood programming, providing opportunities for family engagement and support, and fostering community partnerships.


  • Parents are their children’s first teachers.
  • Children deserve high quality early care and education.
  • Teachers require high quality education and professional development for continuous growth.
  • Families need and deserve equitable access to quality health care and other community resources.
  • We champion and celebrate diversity.