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11th Annual CAC Day Press Conference

April 6, 2022

As part of Child Abuse Prevention month, the 11th Annual Children’s Advocacy Center Day was April 5th, and the office of the Attorney General hosted a press conference which was attended by Children’s Advocacy Center leaders and supporters from across South Carolina. In addition to those joining in person, hundreds of Children’s Advocacy Center staff, [...]

11th Annual Children’s Advocacy Center Day at the Capitol

March 25, 2022

April is Child Abuse Awareness month and April 5th, 2022 is Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) Day in South Carolina. Many professionals and CAC supporters will join Attorney General Alan Wilson, the South Carolina Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers, Children’s Trust of South Carolina, and Silent Tears for the 11th Annual Children’s Advocacy Center Day. You [...]

Program Highlight – Dorchester Kids Care Program

October 26, 2021

Summerville, SC - The Dorchester Children's Advocacy Center (DCAC) offers 3 different Kids Care Programs year-round. The Kids Care Programs assist DCAC families in providing essential items for the children receiving services at the center. These programs are an important service offered by DCAC because many of the caregivers utilizing DCAC services have taken in [...]

CAC Leaders Attend Protocol Act Signing

September 10, 2021

Columbia SC - On September 9, 2021, leaders from Children's Advocacy Centers across South Carolina attended the signing of the South Carolina Child Abuse Response Protocol Act. This legislation ensures all children will have access to the best practice and trauma informed services services Children's Advocacy Centers and multidisciplinary teams provide regardless of where they [...]

Gov. McMaster Signs the Child Abuse Response Protocol Act

September 9, 2021

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster was joined today by Lieutenant Governor Pamela S. Evette, members of the General Assembly, and children advocacy leaders for a ceremonial bill signing of S.229, the Child Abuse Response Protocol Act. The act establishes a statewide protocol to effectively and efficiently respond to child abuse cases. The legislation formalizes [...]

WLTX News19 Covers SC Child Abuse Response Protocol

May 12, 2021

The local CBS Columbia affiliate WLTX featured a story on the 6pm newscast on May 11, 2021 regarding the SC Child Abuse Response Protocol Act which is a new law enacted in South Carolina on May 6, 2021. You can view the portion of the news broadcast dealing with the protocol by clicking on the [...]

Durant Children’s Center Earns Reaccreditation

March 1, 2021

Hartsville, SC - The Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Fourth Judicial Circuit Satellite Center has been awarded re-accreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process. Accreditation is the highest level of membership with the National Children’s Alliance and denotes excellence in service provision. The 4th Judicial Circuit is a division of [...]

Spartanburg CAC Receives Community Grant

February 28, 2021

Spartanburg, SC - The Children's Advocacy Center of Spartanburg, Cherokee, & Union Counties has been awarded a Community Grant from the Chapman Cultural Center! With this grant, the Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) will be incorporate more art into therapy sessions with the children they serve. The CAC would like to be able to provide all [...]