News & Announcements

May 24, 2024

Child Care and Development Fund Public Hearing Announcement

The South Carolina Department of Social Services serves as the Lead Agency responsible for the administration of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF). The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 requires that each state develop a State Plan to be implemented during a three-year period (FY 2025-2027). The Plan describes how the CCDF program will be administered and must be submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services - Administration for Children and Families no later than July 1, 2024.

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May 22, 2024

Supplemental Funds for Child Care Disaster Recovery – Hurricane Ian – PROVIDER SURVEY TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR FUNDS

On September 28, 2022, Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency as a result of Hurricane Ian. On November 21, 2022, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. authorized a major disaster declaration and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian. FEMA identified eight (8) counties as qualifying for federal disaster assistance.

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May 13, 2024

2024 June’s Governor’s Advisory Committee Meetings on the Regulations of Child Care Facilities

The Governor’s Advisory Committee on the Regulations of Child Care Facilities will meet on Thursday, June 13, 2024, from 10:00am - 1:00pm | State Office/Room307-310, 1535 Confederate Avenue, Columbia, SC 29201 || The Governor’s Advisory Committee on the Regulations of Child Care Facilities will meet on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 10:00am - 1:00pm, from 10:00am - 1:00pm | State Office/Room525, 1535 Confederate Avenue, Columbia, SC 29201

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April 15, 2024

2024 May’s Governor’s Advisory Committee Meeting on the Regulations of Child Care Facilities

The Governor’s Advisory Committee on the Regulations of Child Care Facilities will meet on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 10:00am - 1:00pm | State Office/Room307-310, 1535 Confederate Avenue, Columbia, SC 29201

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April 4, 2024

Planning for the Solar Eclipse and Resources

Planning for the Solar Eclipse and Resources (Monday, April 8, 2024)

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March 15, 2024

SCECA District 4 Early Childhood Conference

See the information for the SCECA District 4 upcoming Early Childhood Conference.

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