Participating Communities

We have partners in more than 90 counties and communities in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Montana, South Carolina and Texas.* 

Alabama counties: Tallapoosa

Georgia counties: Bulloch, Butts, Carroll, Chatham, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coffee, Coweta, Dawson, Dekalb, Dougherty, Douglas, Emanuel, Evans, Fannin, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Gilmer, Glascock, Glynn, Gordon, Grady, Greene, Hancock, Haralson, Harris, Henry, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lamar, Macon, McIntosh, Meriwether, Monroe, Morgan, Muscogee, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Rabun, Richmond, Rockdale, Seminole, Spalding, Stewart, Sumter, Taliaferro, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Towns, Union, Upson, Walton, Ware, Washington, Whitfield, Wilcox and Wilkinson counties.

Florida counties: Nassau

Mississippi counties: Lincoln

Montana counties: Cascade

South Carolina: Aiken

Texas: Dallas and Collin

*Not all counties have open registration due to limited funding or because they have target programs. Go to Register a Child at the top of the page to see which counties are taking online registrations. To register a child in other counties, please contact us.

Want to start a program in your area? Contact us to get started.

Want to register a child, but you're not in a participating county? The Ferst Readers program is available throughout the U.S. with a paid subscription. Click on the Read Ferst! button at the top of the page.

Go to our Ferst Readers page for details.

 

 

 

Our Mission

"Strengthening communities by providing quality books and literacy resources for children and their families to use at home during the earliest stages of development." 

Our Vision

Creating better learners, brighter futures and stronger communities by giving every child under five access to quality books in their homes.

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