About Us

Childrenís Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization focused on the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury. The organization trains and educates professionals who work directly with families and also funds, supports and monitors proven prevention programs. Childrenís Trust is the voice for South Carolinaís children and advocates for strong, well-founded policies that positively impact child well-being. Children’s Trust is home to Prevent Child Abuse South Carolina, KIDS COUNT South Carolina and Safe Kids South Carolina.

Mission

To strengthen and support public and private prevention efforts that keep South Carolina’s children safe.


Vision

Every child in South Carolina has the opportunity to thrive in a healthy, nurturing environment.


Values

  • Leadership. We use our voice and expertise to advocate for children and mobilize collective resources to keep South Carolinaís children out of harmís way and prepare them for a successful life.
  • Inclusiveness. Children and their families are best served when everyone works together, embracing diverse skills, roles and perspectives.
  • Innovation. We embrace new ideas and methods to transform South Carolina for its children and families.
  • Trust. We seek excellence in all that we do for South Carolinaís children and families. We are strong stewards of our resources, committed to transparency in our decision making and financial practice, and have confidence in our staff and partnersí abilities.

Our 10-Year Target

Reduce confirmed cases of child abuse, neglect and unintentional injuries in South Carolina by 50 percent by 2023.


Where to find us

1330 Lady Street, Suite 310
Columbia, SC 29201

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How to contact us

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