April 2021: Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Use hashtag #KnowMore this April!

Download our April Newsletter!

Sources: South Carolina Department of Public Safety, RAINN, SCCADVASA

Check our social media and events page to find out how you can get involved and #KnowMore this April! Be sure to also check out our county Facebook Groups!

Online Safety
Mental Health
Risks Presented by Covid
Virtual Signs of Abuse and Reporting

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Key dates and events!

April News

Florence City Council to learn about sexual assault and domestic abuse
Diversity Works April 2021 Issue

Click picture for article! Florence County DSS Director, Ms. Orbree Friday, along with her staff and Mrs. Michelle B. Smith, Program Coordinator of the Durant Children’s Center, plant pinwheels on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Florence County DSS agency in observance for Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Thank you to the Sumter Police Department for planting their pinwheel garden with the DCC-Sumter team to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month! #KnowMore #CAPM #ThereIsNoExcuseForChildAbuse

Facebook Live session with SC Senator Mia McLeod for Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Senator McLeod discusses her experience as a survivor and advocate for victims of sexual violence.

Let’s Talk About It Live with Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault. Featuring Pee Dee Coalition’s Dillon County Volunteer and Community Education Coordinator Glenda Schleich and survivor Manessa Hardin. Thank you Reggie-Toni Graves for inviting us to speak! #KnowMore #SAAM #SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth

A message from the Elizabeth Pettigrew Durant Children’s Center! #CAPM #KnowMore

Facebook Live of the Sumter Durant Children’s Center Dedication Ceremony

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