Family and Child Care COVID-19 Resource Updates

Child Care Search


SC CCR&R referral specialists are available at (888) 335-1002 to give you personalized child care information and regionally-based provider lists. You also have the option of submitting a request for help finding child care through our web form. Fill out as much information about your needs as you can and click submit. However, if you would prefer to perform a search for child care on your own, you can do so via  

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To search specifically for publicly funded pre-k options for which you might be qualified, you can go to The Palmetto Pre-K portal is an easy way to check if your 3 or 4-year-old is eligible to receive free or low-cost preschool programs simply by answering a few quick questions.

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During your search, you can contact us with any questions you may have at our toll-free number: 1(888)335-1002; however, if you believe a provider is not following South Carolina laws and regulations, or if you believe someone is operating without a license or registration, you can file a complaint by calling your Regional DSS Child Care Licensing Office. You can find the contact information for your local office here.


SC CCR&R provides child care referrals, not recommendations, to child care programs and resources.SC CCR&R does not endorse, warrant, or regulate any child care programs.