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Head Start programs in South Carolina

Where are Head Start Centers Located?

York County

Rock Hill Head Start    
1446 Russell Street          Rock Hill, SC  29730       803.328.3074

Fort Mill Head Start            Avery Lake                         100 Lestina Court             Fort Mill, SC  29715         803.802.7587        

York Head Start              37 Pinckney Street           Old Jefferson Primary      York, SC 29745                803.684.2093   

Clover Head Start              300 Clinton Avenue             Clover, SC   29710           803.222.0736

Chester County

Edgemoor Head Start       1966 Westbrook Road    Edgemoor, SC   29712    803.789.3040

North Chester Head Start   2135 Quinn Road               Chester, SC  29706            803.581.6854

Lancaster County

Southside Head Start         500 Hampton Road           Lancaster, SC                803.285.6680  

Union County

Jonesville Head Start         514 Allman Street               Jonesville, SC  29353        803.674.6014


Head Start

Carolina Community Actions, Inc. operates Head Start programs in York, Chester and Lancaster counties.

What is Head Start?

Head Start provides comprehensive educational, health, nutritional, social and many other services to economically challenged children and their families in Chester, Lancaster, Union and York Counties.

Regardless of the severity, preschool age children with disabilities are welcome in Head Start, including:

  • Blindness/Visual Impairments
  • Deafness/Hearing Impairments
  • Health Impairments
  • Emotional Impairments
  • Orthopedic Impairments
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Retardation
  • Speech/Language Impairments

Who is Eligible?

Children whose families' income falls within the income guidelines and will turn three years old before September 1 and will not turn five before September 1.

Our Facilities operate in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, religion or national origin.

Preference is given to four-year-old children. Our program also serves at least ten percent of children with special needs.

*For the locally designed program, parents must be employed or in school or employment training.

What Information is Needed To Apply?

The following documents will be required at the time of application:

  • Child's Legal Birth Certificate
  • Current Certificate of Immunization
  • Parent or Guardian Proof of Income (2008 W-2 or current Pay Stub)
  • Social Security Numbers for all household members

Locally Designed Program requires one of the following:

  • Last two check stubs
  • Educational or Employment Training Verification
 Head Start programs provides early educational  opportunities to children from economically challenged families

Carolina Community Actions Inc.

Physical Address
138 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC   29730
Phone:  (803) 329-5196

Mailing Address  PO Box 933                    Rock Hill, SC 29731

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