Child Safety and Abuse Information for Parents in South Carolina


Keeping your kids safe at home and on the go.

  • Home, car and crib safety
  • Online safety
  • Preparing for emergencies
  • Body safety (safe and unsafe touching)
  • Recognizing the signs of child abuse

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Knowledge To Make Parenting Life Easier

Programs To Level Up Your Parenting

Triple P (Positive Parenting Program)

Triple P offers parents simple, practical strategies to build strong relationships with their children and help parents effectively manage their children’s behavior. Explore Triple P, Triple P Online, Triple P Teen and Triple P Espanol.

Family Resource Centers

Family resource centers are community-based places where families can go for help such as parenting classes, job training, mental health, family counseling, child care, job training and more.

Even More Help

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Find the Right Seat in your car for your child, search and compare car seats, get help installing your car set

CDC Recommendations for Safe Sleep

Learn what you can do to help babies sleep safely

Safe Kids Worldwide

Check out a wide variety of safety tips and download the Parent’s Guide to Child Safety

Healthy Children

Safety and prevention information from the American Academy of Pediatrics, including immunizations, at home, at play and on the go

Poison Control

Get immediate help if you suspect poisoning. Help is available online with or by phone at 1-800-222-1222. Both options are free, expert, and confidential.

Gun Safety

If you keep a gun in your home, information on how to store it safely and how to make sure that all family members know the rules about handling guns.

Parents Helping Parents

Real-life parenting advice for South Carolina parents, from South Carolina parents. Ask a question, share advice, learn from and grow with other parents around the state.

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