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Children's Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization committed to preventing child abuse, neglect and injury.

South Carolina children need you

20,198

children were in founded investigations of child abuse and neglect.

39

South Carolina ranks 39 in child well-being.

62%

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

Working with partners across South Carolina

Oconee Pickens Greenville Spartanburg Cherokee York Lancaster Chesterfield Marlboro Dillon Horry Anderson Laurens Union Chester Abbeville Greenwood McCormick Edgefield Newberry Saluda Lexington Richland Fairfield Kershaw Lee Darlington Florence Marion Aiken Sumter Calhoun Clarendon Orangeburg Williamsburg Georgetown Barnwell Allendale Bamberg Hampton Colleton Dorchester Berkeley Jasper Beaufort Beaufort Beaufort Charleston

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Join the South Carolina Child Well-Being Coalition

The coalition’s work is driven by a volunteer team of professionals, coordinated by Children’s Trust. We invite those with interest, expertise and passion to join us in this work.

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Start a discussion with the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book

South Carolina slipped one place in the annual national rank of child well-being.

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Share South Carolina county data

Children's Trust publishes three data sets for each South Carolina county: adverse childhood experiences, child well-being and child maltreatment.

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