A highly trained staff of 300 works with the children and their families in a variety of settings to provide a strong foundation for school readiness and long term success in school and later life. The program addresses the educational, social, emotional, and physical well-being of children from disadvantaged families, providing a strong foundation for school readiness and for long term success in school and later life.
254 S. Pleasantburg Dr.,
Greenville, SC 29607
- 1003 in Head Start Program
- 324 Infants/Toddlers and 7 Pregnant Women in Early Head Start Program
Eligibility:Families must meet income guidelines established by the Department of Health and Human Services. Children must be three to five years old for Head Start and birth to three years old for Early Head Start.
Total Centers:22 Centers
(59 Head Start Classrooms, 42 Early Head Start Environments)
Accreditation:Fifteen (15) NAEYC Accredited Centers
Child Hours:Head Start and Early Head Start
7:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Extended Day Program
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Ratios:Head Start classrooms are staffed with one teacher, one teacher assistant, and volunteers.
Early Head Start classrooms are staffed with two teachers and volunteers.
Provides comprehensive child development services to 3 to 5 year old children
and their families to prepare them for success in public school and beyond.
Early Head Start
Provides early, continuous, intensive and comprehensive child development and family support services on a year-round basis to children under age three and pregnant women.
ABC SC Voucher System
Provides child care services from 2:30 -5:30 pm to participants parents who are working, in job training, or enrolled in school. SHARE does not charge tuition for SC Voucher participants; participants will pay the rate assigned to them by SC Voucher.
ABC SC Voucher System Summer Extended Day
Provides Head Start parents who are working, in training, or in school full day child care for Head Start children and their siblings (ages 5 - 12). This program operates from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.