prevent child abuse

Child abuse can happen in any setting where there are kids. Foothills Alliance believes that education is the key to stopping sexual assault and child abuse. We offer a variety of age-appropriate prevention and education programs, all of which are available to the community.

how to report abuse

Immediately report your suspicions by
calling law enforcement or the
Department of Social Services.

counseling services

The Foothills Alliance counseling program helps empower survivors to reach their greatest potential.

parenting groups

The support and resources to help be the best
parents possible.

Foothills Alliance offers free non-offending parenting groups. Call today to find out when our next group meets! 864-261-6111


million men in the U.S. have been
victims of sexual assault or rape

Only 6%

of rapists will ever spend a day in jail

Factoring in unreported rapes


Someone in the US is sexually assaulted


of juvenile sexual assault victims
know their attacker.


of rapes / sexual assaults are not reported to the police.

Festival of Trees 2014

Please save the date for our annual Festival of Trees Fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the three programs of Foothills Alliance! Preview Brunch | November 12th starting at 10:00 am at the Civic CenterTickets are $30 each Chocolate Affair and Tree Auction | November 14th at 6:00 pm also at the Civic CenterTickets are $45 each Viewing of the Trees is free and open to the public on the following days: Wednesday, November 12th 3pm to 8pm Thursday, November 13th 10am to 8pm   Friday, November 14th 10am to 1pm  On November 12th, Children's Crafts will be available from 5pm to 7pm and there is a nominal fee associated to make the Children's Crafts possible! On Thursday, November 13th, Foothills Alliance is offering more holiday fun: Children's Storytime- 9am  Santa will be available for pictures- 5pm-7pm Children's Crafts- 7pm-8pm Tickets can be purchased at Foothills Alliance's main office (216 East Calhoun St., Anderson, SC 29621). For more information or if you would like to sponsor, decorate a tree, or donate a centerpiece, please call Jessica at 864-231-7273. Foothills Alliance would like to extend our thanks to all of our sponsors for the 2014 Festival of Trees. Thank you for your support! 25th Anniversary Sponsors: The People's Bank AnMed Health Tree Toppers: GHS Oconee Memorial Hospital Anderson Magazine Independent Mail Sullivan King Mortuary and Crematory Chrissy Adams, 10th Circuit Solicitor TechTronic Industries (TTI) Upstate Staffing Shinning Stars: CountyBank Anderson Federal Credit Union  Piedmont Pathology Anderson County Councilman Frances Crowder Austin and Pray Family Dentistry Kitchen Emporium Southwest Anderson Sleep and Lung Center-Dr. Gowdhami Mohan Belk of Anderson  Boulevard Baptist  Angel Tree: Tri-County Technical College Piedmont Natural Gas Eddie and Carol Vickery Anderson County Department of Social Services Monica Rockwell, LLC, CPA Hicks Mechanical Services 81 South Food Mart ProComm EcoWaste Services The Printer Blue Ridge Electric Group Co-op Robert Bosch, LLC Frances Hart Garden Club Electric City Animal Clinic O'Dell Oil Company Mt. Airy Baptist Church  First Baptist Church-Gillespie SS Class-In Honor of Myrtle and Ray Gillespie Phil's Jewelers Walmart-28 By-Pass Dr. Marshall Meadors, III Sign-A-Rama Carola Dauchert Real Estate Daniel and Janie Fleming          

Help Us

Calling all great volunteers! Foothills Alliance is always searching for new volunteers. Whether you can donate your time by helping serving as a receptionist, being an on-call volunteer advocate, helping keep our facility clean, or sponsoring special events such as the upcoming Festival of Trees, you'll be an asset to Foothills Alliance! If you're interested in learning more about how you can become involved, please call Foothills Alliance at 864-231-7273.

Darkness to Light

  What is Stewards of Children? Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors. Topics Covered: Facts about the problem of child sexual abuse The types of situations in which child sexual abuse might occur Simple, effective strategies for protecting children from sexual abuse The importance of talking about the prevention of sexual abuse with children and other adults The signs of sexual abuse so that you might intervene and be able to react responsibly What Outcomes You Can Expect: Increased awareness of the prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse New skills to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse Individual commitment to action via a personal prevention plan   This training is offered by Foothills Alliance for a fee of $15.00 per person (Includes Training Workbook). This program is approved for 2 contact hours of continuing education by: The National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886458319-2184) The National Board for Certified Counselors (ACEP #6635) VSP (Victim Service Provider) Hours can be applied for   For more information or to schedule a training, please contact: Cristel Stancil, Facilitator Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 864-231-7273  

216 E. Calhoun Street, Anderson, SC 29621
864-231-7273 or (800) 585-8952