Child Development Center

The Child Development Center (CDC) provides a variety of age-appropriate programs for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Programs include full-time weekly care, hourly care and respite care. The program is Air Force certified, meets compliance standards under the USDA Food Service Program and is nationally accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The program focuses on developmentally appropriate practices for young children.

320 Laurel Court
(803) 895-2247

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Federal Tax ID# 570522484

Millitary Child Care is a secure Department of Defense website provides a single gateway for you to find comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. With MilitaryChildCare.com, you create an account and maintain a family profile that you can access at any time from any location.

The profile stores your basic information such as sponsor name, contact information, family type, and child data. With this profile you can conduct a customized search for a wide range of child care options, request care across services, submit unlimited requests for care, and remain on waitlists for a preferred program even after being offered care by another program.

Register your child for CDC programs here!

South Carolina First Steps 4K Program on Shaw

The CDC is proud to partner with South Carolina's First Steps to offer a comprehensive 4K program that will allow every child to be prepared for success in school. The 4 year old year is a critical window of development during which much of a child's potential is shaped. By creating a collaborative effort between family, caregivers, and educators during this critical year, a child can arrive at kindergarten prepared with confidence, skills, and knowledge to succeed.

To qualify for the 4K program without tuition cost, your child must meet the following requirements:

  • Be 4 years old on or before September 1.
  • Complete a registration/eligibility form and be approved.

Call the CDC a call at 803-895-2248 to get more details and start your registration for the next school year today!

About 20th FSS

Force Support provides for the physical, cultural, and social needs and general well-being of military members and their families, providing community support systems that make Air Force bases hometowns for a mobile military population.

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