Welcome to SCCD

Thank you for choosing our agency to provide you and your family quality children and family comprehensive services. Your family is now part of an early childhood program that will enable you to enjoy a variety of educational activities together and to lay the foundation for successful life experiences. Since 1986, SCCD, Inc., dedicated staff […]

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Who is SCCD?

Our Mission Statement South Central Child Development, Inc. is committed to the development of children and families using an integrated approach of comprehensive early childhood education, family support, and community involvement. Our Vision Statement South Central Child Development, Inc. is…


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South Central Child Development Inc., Head Start provides federally funded, comprehensive early learning services to qualifying families living in the following sixteen counties: Aurora, Bon Homme, Brule, Buffalo, Charles Mix, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Lyman, McCook, Sanborn, Tripp, and Yankton.

We are accepting applications on a continual basis from families with children three years of age and up to age five (September 1, Kindergarten eligibility date).

Contact South Central Child Development, Inc. 1-877-384-3683 or email enroll@sccdinc.com

Enrollment requirements for Early Head Start and Head Start services are based on:

  • The child’s age.
  • Family income in the last 12 months or proceeding calendar year.
  • Whether the family or child qualifies as homeless.
  • Whether the child is currently in foster or kinship care
  • The family receiving TANF, SSI or SNAP benefits
  • Disability status: Whether the child has an IEP/IFSP including those meeting IDEA Eligibility Criteria