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.
ALL SERVICES ARE FREE & CONFIDENTIAL.

parenting groups

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

Every week join parents, grandparents, or guardians of children for dinner and conversation.
FREE DINNER AND FREE CHILDCARE.

2.78

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



0:02

Someone in the US is sexually assaulted

93%

of juvenile sexual assault victims
know their attacker.

60%

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

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  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  

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Help Us

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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.

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