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Prenatal + Newborn

Pregnant? Just brought home a newborn? We have resources to get you any support you are looking for during and after your pregnancy whether this is your first baby or your fifth! Every family needs extra support at times.

  • Family Connects

    Receive a visit by a registered nurse in the comfort of your own home during the early weeks of your newborn’s life. Family Connects’ specially trained nurses will provide no-cost health checks for both the infant and birthing parent and connect you to any additional resources.  

    Who is eligible? All parents of newborns living in the City of Spartanburg, Chesnee, or Cowpens, including foster and adoptive parents, regardless of income.

    Visit Family Connects Site

  • BirthMatters

    Get one-on-one emotional and educational support from a doula throughout your pregnancy and delivery. BirthMatters doulas are trained professionals who will empower you on your journey to raising a healthy family.

    Who is eligible? Expectant mothers, 24 years old and younger, who are in their first 24 weeks of pregnancy and eligible for Medicaid. 

    Visit BirthMatters Site

  • Nurse-Family Partnership

    Receive support from a registered nurse during regular home visits that start early in pregnancy and continue until your child’s second birthday. You can rely on your nurse to be a trusted resource as you navigate all aspects of caring for your child. 

    Who is eligible? Medicaid-eligible mothers who are pregnant with their first child.

    Visit Nurse-Family Partnership Site

  • Text 4 Baby

    Get critical health and safety information related to your pregnancy and baby’s first year of life delivered straight to your phone from Text4baby. You can even set up text-based reminders for upcoming doctor’s appointments. 

    Who is eligible? Expectant parents or parents with children under the age of one.

    Visit Text4Baby Site

Parent Support + Education

We always say, "It takes a village to raise a child," and Hello Family is that village. From navigating temper tantrums to understanding their stages of development, we are here to support families throughout every phase of parenting.

  • Triple P

    Build your confidence and skills as a parent and help your children realize their potential with Triple P, a positive parenting program. Knowing that there’s no one “right way” to parent, Triple P offers a toolbox of ideas and strategies to choose from, a variety of workshops, and private consultations.  


    Who is eligible? All parents and caregivers living in Spartanburg County with children under the age of eight.

    Visit Triple P Site



  • Help Me Grow

    Learn more about your child’s strengths and meeting developmental milestones through Help Me Grow’s quick developmental screening. Free and easy, this screening will give you a snapshot of your child’s growth and development.


         Who is eligible? All parents and caregivers living in South Carolina.

         Visit Help Me Grow Site


  • The Basics

    Give your infant, toddler, or preschooler a great start in life with The Basics. These activities and ideas will boost your child’s brain development and build their bond with you.



         Who is eligible? All parents and caregivers living in South Carolina. 

         Visit Palmetto Basics Site


  • Bright by Text

    Simplify parenting with expert, timely advice with the help of Bright by Text, which sends occasional texts with relevant information customized to your child’s exact age. Sign up by texting SCKIDS to 274448. 


         Who is eligible? Parents and caregivers of children birth - age eight. 

         Visit Bright by Text Site


Early Care + Education

We know that 80% of a child's brain develops within the first three years of life. We want each child to start off with the best foundation for life-long learning. 

  • Quality Counts

    Finding the best preschool or child care facility can feel overwhelming. Make the process easier with the help of Quality Counts’ educational resources and rating system of local programs.


    Who is eligible? All parents and caregivers living in Spartanburg County with children under the age of five.

    Visit Quality Counts Site


  • Reach Out and Read

    At a pediatric well-child visit, your clinician may tell you about Reach Out and Read, a program that fosters early literacy and healthy relationships. In the meantime, check out Reach Out and Read’s online resources for families to facilitate reading at home. 


    Who is eligible? Patients of Reach Out and Read pediatric sites.

    Visit Reach Out & Read Site 





  • Imagination Library

    Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth until they begin school in participating areas.



    Who is eligible? Children birth through four years old in participating locations.

    Visit Imagination Library Site



  • LENA Start

    LENA START is a free 10 week class for families with children from birth to 32 months old with the goal to help parents increase talk and encourage reading with their babies in those early years.


    Who is eligible? Parents and caregivers with children from birth to 32 months old.  

    Visit LENA Start Site

  • Preschool Enrollment


    Learn more about free preschool opportunities in Spartanburg County.   


    Get Enrollment Information





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