Birthing with Purpose: Berkeley County First Steps Finds Success with Pilot Doula & Parenting Support Program

Berkeley County First Steps’ pilot “Birthing With Purpose” doula and parenting support program just reached two significant milestones:  It recently celebrated 18 months in existence and welcomed the second baby born through the program.  The “Birthing With Purpose” Doula program came about after Berkeley County First Steps Executive Director, Adrienne Troy-Frazier saw a need in the county…

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The Franklin School: The Power of Collaborative Partnerships

The January 2019 opening of The Franklin School, an $11.4 million early learning center in the Northside neighborhood of Spartanburg, South Carolina, is a testament to the power of collaborative partnerships to transform the landscape of early care and education. Spartanburg County First Steps, which currently administers and operates The Franklin School, served as one…

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