South Sumter Head Start - Sumter SC Child Care Center

337-A Manning Avenue, Sumter SC 29150
(803) 774-3478

About the Provider

Description: Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 years of age from low-income families. This is accomplished by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Wateree Community Actions, Inc. operates three (3) sub-programs within its Head Start Program:

Pre-School (Regular) Head Start Program - serves children 3 & 4 years of age, operates from August-May of each year, and has ten (10) sites located across Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter counties.
Early Head Start Program - serves infants and toddlers, operates from August-June of each year, and has sites located across Clarendon, Kershaw, and Lee counties.
Migrant Head Start Program - serves infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers, operates from June-October of each year, and has two sites located in Clarendon and Florence (Lake City area) counties. Those whose children participate in the Migrant Head Start Program usually migrate from one area to another working in agiculture over a 12-24 month period.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 20
  • License Number: 22606
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: South Carolina Dept. of Social Services - Division of Child Care Services
  • District Office Phone: (843) 661-6623 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Holt, Whitney

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type Date Deficiency Type Severity Resolved
Review 2015-01-15 Staff Records Low Yes

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