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 a comprehensive service agency providing education and resources, which empower children, families, and communities.

Our Value Statement

Service • Commitment • Communication • Diversity,

Individuality • Nurturing • Compassion.

Program Commitments

Head Start programs provide comprehensive service to enrolled children and their families, which include health, nutrition, social, and other services determined to be necessary by family needs assessments, in addition to education and cognitive development services.  Head Start services are designed to be responsive to each child and family’s ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage.

Head Start emphasizes the role of parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.  Head Start programs build relationships with *families that support 

*family well-being and positive parent-child relationships;

*families as learners and lifelong educators;

*family engagement in transitions;

*family connections to peers and community; and 

*families as advocates and leaders.