Why prevention?

Children’s Trust of South Carolina is the statewide organization with a mission to strengthen families and lead communities in the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injuries. Our local partners…

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Prevention Conference 2017 crowd

Making Prevention a Priority in South Carolina

Children’s Trust held its biennial Prevention Conference Oct. 2-3 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Neil White, who tells the organization’s stories, chronicles the event that brought together nearly…

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Home Is Where the Journey Begins: Home Visiting in Spartanburg

Home Is Where the Journey Begins

With the guidance of Nurse-Family Partnership’s Debbie Brush, Kyleigh Lamb has bounced back from a teen pregnancy to keep her life’s goals in front of her while providing a loving, nurturing…

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Addressing Adversity in Communities

Addressing Adversity in Communities

The ACE Initiative is designed for child-serving professionals like social workers, medical personnel, educators, counselors and policymakers – as well as average citizens – who care about the impact of…

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Building Well-Being and Resiliency

Building Well-Being and Resiliency

Children’s Trust began its work on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) with the idea that a shared understanding of the impact of traumatic events in the lives of children could lead…

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