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We work best when we work together

No single individual, organization, or government agency working alone can stop child maltreatment or ensure that children never suffer from devastating trauma or injuries. This is why our work that brings together best practices, expertise and resources is so important..

South Carolina Home Visiting coalition

Children’s Trust convenes the South Carolina Home Visiting Consortium to collaborate and strengthen the infrastructure serving all of the state’s home visiting programs. In addition to the work funded through Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV), a wide array of home visiting programs are at work in South Carolina and are supported through public and private initiatives.

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South Carolina child well-being coalition

Local and state agencies, community members and organizations are working together to improve opportunities for South Carolina families living in poverty and improve child well-being.

Coordination of the coalition is funded by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.

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Empower Action coalitions

Empower Action coalitions work at the county level to expand prevention programming that builds safe, stable and nurturing environment for children and their families.

Using the Empower Acton framework developed by Children's Trust, it provides a road map for bringing together key stakeholders to design a primary prevention plan and build the local infrastructure to build and sustain it.

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Parent advisory councils

Parent advisory councils will work in tandem with Empower Action coalitions to engage a diverse set of parents, including those with lived child welfare experiences. Councils, also known by the name Parent Matters, offer parents the opportunity to make their voices heard within community systems through shared visioning, training, goal setting and action. The work is by parents, for parents and about parents.

Get involved today

Contact Dana Powell


Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Currently in Georgetown and Greenville Counties

With key local partners, we helping to develop develop the local infrastructure to deliver this primary prevention program at a population-level so that parents can find they parenting help they need and when and where they need it.

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Race equity and inclusion partnership

The race equity and inclusion (REI) partnership is a group of local and state agencies, community organizations and nonprofits, and others who are working to incorporate REI into organizational practice. The purpose of the REI partnership is to provide tools, resources and opportunities to connect and foster ongoing dialogue among child- and family-serving organizations to incorporate REI into organizational practice. By addressing racial and inclusion inequities, we can achieve equitable opportunities and outcomes for all children and families in South Carolina.

Key documents for the partnership

Want to learn more?

Contact Melissa Strompolis

Race Equity and Inclusion learning collaborative