Resources For You
1. A Child’s Haven
1124 Rutherford Road
Greenville, SC 29609
Provides intervention and prevention services for families and children ages 2 to 5 years who are victims of abuse and/or neglect, experiencing developmental delays, or behavioral problems. Services include: classroom instruction, home visitation, and parenting classes for those who desire a way out from the Juvenile Justice and/or Criminal Justice systems.
2. Anderson Interfaith Ministries
P.O. Box 1136
Anderson, SC 29622
Provides assistance to low-income families and individuals, while encouraging and guiding them to function independently within their resources. Services include: child care programs, parent education and support programs, emergency assistance, food pantry, Christmas and Back to School programs, and minor home repairs.
3. Child Abuse Prevention Association
P.O. Box 531
Beaufort, SC 29901
Mission is to prevent child abuse by providing integrated education, shelter and counseling services to schools, families and individuals within the community. Conducts outreach throughout Beaufort County by providing services such as public awareness about the child abuse cycle, school based educational programs for children, information and referrals, and a shelter for abused children.
4. Children in Crisis in Dorchester County (Dorchester Children’s Center)
303 E. Richardson Ave.
Summerville, SC 29483
Provides prevention, foster care development, forensic, treatment, and case management programs for children in need.
5. Children’s Place, Inc.
310 Barnwell Avenue NE
Aiken, SC 29801
First therapeutic child care program in South Carolina. Provides services, treatment, and child care to children and families who experience difficult beginnings.
6. The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center, Inc.
1061 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Mission is to reduce the incidence of child abuse and its impact on the child, family and community by providing a forum for concerned agencies and individuals to identify needs and respond through the development, coordination, and delivery of quality services.
7. Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc.
2712 Middleburg Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
Family Connection is a support network for families who have children with special needs. Provides parent-to-parent connections, linking families to community resources, and sponsoring a number of educational and support programs.
8. Florence Crittenton Programs of SC
19 Saint Margaret Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Mission is to provide and promote those comprehensive medical, educational and support services that will most effectively insure the well-being and self-sufficiency of single parents and their children in South Carolina.
9. Foothills Alliance
216 E. Calhoun Street
Anderson, SC 29621
Provides a variety of prevention services throughout areas of Anderson County that include distribution of prevention materials at school, church, and community health fairs and prevention presentations and trainings.
10. Greenville Rape Crisis and Child Abuse Center
2905 White Horse Road
Greenville, SC 29611
Works to stop child abuse and addresses the impact of this crime through prevention, investigation, collaboration, treatment and advocacy.
11. Greenwood Community Children’s Center
113 Liner Drive
Greenwood, SC 29646
Family support facility housed in the pediatric practice of Carolina Health Care, Inc. Provides services such as home visitation for families with young children, parent-to-parent support groups, family literacy, and parenting workshops and classes through collaboration with community partners.
12. Heritage Community Services - Healthy Marriage Initiatives
2810 Ashley Phosphate Road B-7
Charleston, SC 29418
Mission is to strengthen the character of America’s adolescents and our communities one individual, one family, and one institution at a time. The Heritage MethodSM is a systemic approach designed to saturate whole communities with effective resources to help young people develop good character, abstain from risky behaviors, and prepare for marriage and family life. This method, which is a character-based systemic approach to risk avoidance, has been developed on a foundation of sound theory and methodology.
13. Lighthouse Ministries
201 E. Elm Street
Florence, SC 29506
Lighthouse Ministries is a cooperative effort of the Florence Christian congregations to assist individuals and families in emergency situations.
14. Parenting Partners
1826 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect and to strengthen families through intervention, education, and advocacy. Offers parenting classes through community centers, churches, and other organizations in response to a growing awareness that all parents are looking for ways to improve the parenting skills needed to provide a loving, nurturing and protective home for their children.
15. Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault
P.O. Box 1351
Florence, SC 29503
Prevent Child Abuse Pee Dee is a program of the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault serving Florence, Darlington, Marion, Chesterfield, Marlboro, Dillon, and Williamsburg Counties. PCAPD is a comprehensive child abuse prevention program which includes school-based programs for children; training for teachers, leaders, and parents; direct services to at-risk parents; and a wide-spread public information and visibility endeavor designed to reach the entire community. PCAPD serves as the Pee Dee Chapter of Parents Anonymous South Carolina.
16. Spartanburg Family Care Council
103 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
Mission is to strengthen families through education, intervention and prevention. Provides quality education and prevention programs to all families in Spartanburg in order to contribute to a positive family environment and to reduce adolescent pregnancies and child abuse incidences. Is the lead agency in child abuse prevention month activities but collaborates with several others in activities and public awareness.