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Advocates Celebrate KinGAP Legislation at Ceremonial Bill Signing

Last week Governor Henry McMaster held a ceremonial signing of S.380, the KinGAP bill, which will allow allows DSS to create a Kinship Guardianship Program. During the event, Senator Katrina Shealy, lead sponsor of the bill, made the following comments.  “Thank you,
November 20, 2023

Greenville parenting program wins Riley Institute statewide award

By Jeannie Putnam Triple P Greenville accepts the $10,000 top prize at the 2023 WhatWorksSC celebration. Photo provided by The Riley Institute. The Riley Institute at Furman University announced Nov. 7 Triple P Greenville received the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence. As part
November 9, 2023

Strengthening Families, Changing Lives

By Betsy Finklea The Pee Dee Community Action Partnership’s Strengthening Families Program held a “Chat and Chew” at the City of Dillon Wellness Center recently. Anita Stevenson Magwood, the Strengthening Families Program Manager, led the event. As the event started, “No Failure,”
November 2, 2023

Children’s Trust Expands Community-Based Prevention Investments

Children’s Trust is expanding its community-based prevention investments and partner network. The network is now the largest in the organization’s 40-year history, bringing the total number of funded partners to 46. Children’s Trust is the only statewide organization focused on preventing child
October 30, 2023

New Board of Director Officers Assume Roles

Children’s Trust of South Carolina elected three new officers to lead its board of directors for the next year.  Beverly Hamilton will follow Tiffany Santagati as chairperson. Hamilton, who is retired as the associate vice president of government contracts at Molina Healthcare of
October 29, 2023

Parent Leadership Spotlight: Andrea Morente

Every day, parents across South Carolina work to improve the lives of their families, neighbors and communities. One of those parents is Andrea Morente. Andrea Morente and her family. Andrea is a mom of two daughters, Sebastiana, one year old, and Maria,
October 28, 2023

Primetime: Building strong families & preventing child abuse

By Source: WIS The post Primetime: Building strong families & preventing child abuse appeared first on Children’s Trust of South Carolina. The post Primetime: Building strong families & preventing child abuse appeared first on Children’s Trust of South Carolina.
October 27, 2023
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