Our partner agencies are resources available to help our families heal and flourish. 


Business Associates

United Way of Aiken County
235 Barnwell Ave, NW
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 648-8331
www.uwaiken.org

The Smith Group Tax & Wealth Advisors
149 Crepe Myrtle Court
Aiken, SC 29803
(803)649-6645
www.tsgwealth.com

The Willcox
100 Colleton Avenue, SW
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 649-1898
www.thewillcox.com

Meghan Timmerman Photography
1150 Legacy Lane
Aiken, SC 29803
(803) 944-1412
www.mtimmermanphotography.com




National Resources

America’s Promises Alliance
Founded in 1997 with General Colin Powell as Chairman and chaired today by Alma Powell, America’s Promise Alliance is a cross-sector partnership of more than 300 corporations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and advocacy groups that are passionate about improving lives and changing outcomes for children.

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
APSAC is a leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence.

American Humane Society
American Humane Society is a national leader in developing programs, policies, training, research and evaluation, and cutting-edge initiatives to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect.

Association of Play Therapy
The Association for Play Therapy (APT) is a national professional society to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists.  

Board Source
Board Source is dedicated to advancing the public good by building exceptional nonprofit boards and inspiring board service.

Children’s Bureau
The Children's Bureau works with State and local agencies to develop programs that focus on preventing the abuse of children in troubled families, protecting children from abuse, and finding permanent placements for those who cannot safely return to their homes.

Child Help
Their mission is to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children. We focus our efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach.

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as concerned citizens to timely, essential information.

The Helpguide
The web site is designed to help people understand, prevent, and resolve life’s challenges and to provide information and encouragement so individuals may take charge if their health and well-being.

Healing Thresholds
Healing Thresholds was created to help families and professionals meet the needs of children with autism by synthesizing a vast amount of complex information and linking that information with parental advice.

The Kempe Center
The Kempe Foundation works to increase awareness, engage in advocacy and secure and provide resources for the prevention and treatment of child abuse.

NAEYC
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), founded in 1926, is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for all children from birth through age 8.

National Data Achieve on Child Abuse and Neglect
NDACAN is to facilitate the secondary analysis of research data relevant to the study of child abuse and neglect by making data available to increasing numbers of researchers.  

Senior Corp
Senior Corps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service, an independent federal agency created to connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has approximately 60,000 members in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and many other countries.

Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease control provides direct access to important health and safety topics, scientific articles, data and statistics, tools and resources.

Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting
The Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting (CEEP) is part of the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. CEEP provides publications and information to the worldwide early childhood and parenting communities.

Kid’s First
KIDS FIRST is a program of Coalition for Quality Children's Media, a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1991.  KIDS FIRST evaluates rates and endorses children's feature films, DVDs, videos, CDs, TV shows and InterACTive media using volunteer, community-based juries comprising child development professionals, teachers as well as parents and children from diverse geographic, socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. 

Zero to Three
Zero to Three promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.  They achieve this by translating research and knowledge—specifically information about the kinds of early experiences that help children thrive—into a range of practical tools and resources for use by the adults who influence the lives of young children.

High Scope
HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization with headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan. HighScope's mission is to lift lives through education

International Reading Association
Since 1956, IRA has been a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy.  More than 85,000 members strong, the Association supports literacy professionals through a wide range of resources, advocacy efforts, volunteerism, and professional development activities. 

Child Trends
Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development.  Our mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media.  

Child Welfare League of America
CWLA will lead the nation in building public will to ensure safety, permanence, and well-being of children, youth, and their families by advancing public policy, defining and promoting practice excellence and delivering superior membership services.

National Center for Early Development and Learning
NCEDL focuses on enhancing the cognitive, social, and emotional development of children from birth through age eight.It is housed at the University of North Carolina and is in collaboration with the University of Virginia & UCLA.

Child and Adult Care Food Program
CACFP is one of the nutrition assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  The mission of CACFP is to provide children who are low income access to a more healthful diet by providing funding to qualifying child care programs.  Additionally, it offers comprehensive nutrition education and regulatory oversight.  

Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

National Association of Social Work
NASW is a membership organization with a dual mission to promote, develop, and protect the practice of social work and social workers and to seek to enhance the effective functioning and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through its work and through its advocacy. 

Educational Resources Information Center
ERIC provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable, Internet-based bibliographic and full-text database of education research.

Darkness to Light
Darkness to Light works to diminish the incidence and impact of child sexual abuse, so that more children will grow up healthy and whole.  

Stewards of Children
Stewards of Children is an evidence-based sexual abuse prevention training program that educates adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, and motivates them to courageous action.

Nurturing Parent Program
The Nurturing Parenting Programs are evidence- based family-centered initiatives designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices.  

Autism Society  
The Autism Society, founded in 1967, is the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is an advocacy organization dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; and to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society. 

Organization for Autism Research
OAR’s mission is to apply research to the challenges of autism.  

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.  The web page contains information on many neurological disorders, including autism, ADHD, Asperger Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and many others. 

 


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