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Thank you to the Hundreds Volunteers who Advocate for Children in South Carolina

Governor Henry McMaster proclaimed April 17-23 as Volunteer Week.   The Department of Children's Advocacy highlighted volunteers on social media to…

Dept. of Juvenile Justice Acting Director Eden Hendrick Requests $20 Million for State-Operated Mental Health Facility

Department of Juvenile Justice's Acting Director Eden Hendrick has requested $20 million to build a state-operated Psychiatric Residential Treatment…

Department of Children's Advocacy Celebrates National Adoption Month

The S.C. Department of Children's Advocacy celebrates November as Adoption Month. This year's theme is "Every Conversation Matters," and the campaign…

Governor McMaster Proclaims October as Safe Sleep Awareness Month

Register for the virtual Safe Sleep Summit at: www.upstateahec.org (Click the CE Tab > Live Courses > October) All sessions of the summit are…

Learn More About our Agency's Advocacy with Monthly Updates

The Department of Children's Advocacy publishes a monthly update to connect with our partners, leaders and fellow advocates. Our most recent update…

Hope Connects You: A Mental Health Screener

Hope Connects You! The South Carolina Department of Children’s Advocacy encourages everyone to participate in a valuable screener that is made…

Department of Children's Advocacy Releases New Community-Focused Newsletter

The Department of Children's Advocacy (DCA) launches a new monthly publication. This newsletter is aimed at keeping partners and the community up-to-…

Governor McMaster COVID-19 Update: DHEC guidance for South Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Allocation

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issues the following update regarding 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Carolina. (SCGOV) DHEC…

Governor McMaster Declares November 2020 National Adoption Month

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster proclaims November 2020 as National Adoption Month with an emphasis on older youth in foster care. More than…

Governor Henry McMaster Takes Additional Action to Slow Virus Spread

(SCGOV) Release - Governor Henry McMaster Takes Additional Action to Slow Virus Spread - Adds Restrictions on Restaurants, Government Buildings,…