To provide leadership in the area of children’s mental health through education, awareness, support, and advocacy for families of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, mental and/or substance use disorders.
I am so happy to be a part of their Family Support Network group. Sharing my experiences with others has helped me realize that I am not alone in the problems I face as a parent.Family Member
The support Federation of Families has given me has made me feel more connected to other families in my community and more hopeful which has greatly improved the relationship with my child.Family Member
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Have strengths and make valuable contributions to their families.
Are children first and deserve the same love, care, and attention as any other child.
Have a right to safely participate in community life, live with their families and attend school.
Come from all backgrounds and must be treated with dignity and respect.
Must receive all the services and supports necessary to achieve their potential.
Our peer support providers use their lived experience to assist and empower children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental health needs and/ or substance use challenges and their families.
bag blue bag Sky Shoulder GIUDI Shoulder GIUDI We offer year-round training sessions to youth, caregivers and providers to empower them to actively use their voice.
We educate families and youth to build self advocacy skills and participate on boards and committees to improve outcomes for children, youth and families in South Carolina.
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810 Dutch Square Blvd. Suite 486
Columbia, SC 29210
803-772-5210 – Office
866-779-0402 – Toll Free
803-772-5212 – Fax