Great neighbors make great childhoods

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, when we work with partners across South Carolina to help create great childhoods.

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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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20,198

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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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Take the pledge to be a good neighbor and help keep families strong and children safe.

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Midlands Gives

Be a philanthropist on Tuesday, May 7. Donate to Children's Trust and join the online giving event that brings our community together in support of local nonprofits.

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Building Hope for Children Conference

Take advantage of our early-bird registration through May, when the cost is $250, a savings of $75.

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