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That’s why every child, in every family and every community is important. All should have the opportunity to do great things.

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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

19,572

children were in founded investigations of child abuse and neglect.

41

South Carolina ranks 41 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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How to Help Families

Children's Trust CEO Sue Williams addresses what it will take to support children and families in South Carolina as all of us face the many challenges presented by the coronavirus.

Read Sue's Letter
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2020 South Carolina Census

Standing with partners across South Carolina and the nation, Children’s Trust is working to make sure that all of South Carolina’s kids get counted in the 2020 U.S.

Make sure all kids are counted
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Research and data

We collect and study child data so that we know where to target prevention efforts, what's working and what's not working.

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Recognize and report child abuse and neglect

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19, Children’s Trust is moving events to virtual platforms or postponing to a more suitable time. Please check your event listings or inquire with the appropriate staff person. View our events.