“Family is more than people you are kin to.”

Program participants Angela and Dalton share a story of hope and their new definition of family.

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Children's Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization focused on the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury.

How we help our children

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Local partners

We invest in communities by partnering with local agencies to deliver proven prevention results.

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Research

Through data collection, evaluation and study, we understand the complexities of child well-being and how our programs work best.

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Advocate

By uniting our voices and boldly speaking together, we secure policies, practices and programs that benefit children and their families.

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Collaborate

We are our most effective when we combine forces, bringing together best practices, expertise and resources.

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Learn

Our robust training and professional development opportunities give those working with children and families the prevention know-how to keep kids safe and build strong families.

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Raise awareness

Raising awareness is a critical first step in bringing real social change. It grows the prevention movement to help people identify what they can do.

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17,662

children were in founded investigations of child abuse and neglect.

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South Carolina ranks 38 in child well-being.

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62%

of South Carolina adults reported an adverse experience as a child.

How you can help South Carolina’s children

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Home Visiting Summit 2019

After Hurricane Florence caused the postponement of September's summit, we have rescheduled the event for March 4-5, 2019.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sign up as a Prevent Child Abuse South Prevention Partner to raise awareness in your community.

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KIDS COUNT Annual Data Book

South Carolina has achieved is best ranking today at number 38 in the history of the KIDS COUNT project.

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