From the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, find a list of developmental milestones for your child, from age 2 months to 5 years.
Babynet is the South Carolina program that provides disability and developmental screening, referral and therapy services to children up to their third birthday.
Greenville County Child Find Services
Child Find is used by Greenville County Schools to identify, locate, and evaluate all children residing in the county with disabilities who may be in need of special education and related services. This includes all children ages 3 to 21 who attend public or private schools; those who are home schooled; those who are homeless or are wards of the state. Child Find Activities include screening and general education intervention.
Help Me Grow
This program links families to existing, community-based resources and services for children at-risk for developmental, behavioral, or learning problems. It also supports parents by providing information on general child development and parenting topics, referrals to community resources, developmental screening, and developmental activities for parents to do at home in order to enhance their child’s developmental progress.
Kidding Around Greenville
Kidding Around Spartanburg
Kidding Around Greenville & Kidding Around Spartanburg bring you and your family a calendar of kid-friendly, local events, plus event reviews and other information on things to do in the in the Upstate with children of all ages.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Age-specific information from the American Academy of Pediatrics on development, common health issues, healthy living, family life, safety and prevention for your children.
South Carolina 2-1-1 is a great place for finding resources for all ages and populations in the local community. Search for resources by ZIP code or city. Information on food, housing and utilities, education, transportation, shelters, employment, veteran programs, and MANY more practical topics are found here.
Family Connection is a parent-to-parent organization for children with disabilities or special healthcare needs. It provides family support, healthcare navigation, education, and training. English and Spanish sites are available.
SC Child Care Early Care & Education
Financial assistance programs for eligible families. Links to SC Voucher Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Head Start, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Medicaid, SNAP (formerly known as the Food Stamps Program), Easter Seals, Babynet, Center for Disease Control, Zero to Three, social-emotional health links, and more.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Childre (WIC)
WIC is a nutrition program that provides health education, healthy foods, breastfeeding support, and other services free of charge to South Carolina families who qualify.
SC Healty Connections has a new online application for MEDICAID. Learn more about options for your child.
As a MEDICAID member, LogistiCare offers free transportation to/from doctor’s appointments. Find informational brochures and explanations on required paperwork to be eligible for this service. Forms available in both English and Spanish.
Mill Village Farms is excited to officially launch a fresh food box program. The program offers the community a box with a variety of seasonal, regionally grown fruits and veggies that can be purchased with SNAP/EBT benefits.
Local Mental Health Providers
Carolina Center for Behavioral Health has compiled a list of counseling and mental health resources (therapists and psychiatrists) for all counties in the in the Upstate. Updated May 2018.
SC Mental Health Centers and Satellite Offices
Master list of all South Carolina State Mental Health Centers (i.e., Greenville Mental Health Center, Spartanburg Mental Health Center)
Mentoring in the Upstate
Mentoring in the Upstate promotes the development of mentoring programs in schools and after school programs in the in the Upstate. They work with local schools to pick the child who is perfect for you.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
For children ages 6 – 18 years old, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States.