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Making our Voices Heard
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Making our Voices Heard

Earlier this month, our strategic planning committee heard from Lyman Letgers,  senior director at Casey Family Programs, as part of our ongoing advocacy efforts at the state and national level. Mr. Letgers is currently consulting with the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) as one of several individuals developing the agency’s child well-being system. …

Coming together: How we heal from trauma
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Coming together: How we heal from trauma

For almost a year now, our world has been a scary and unpredictable place. At the least, it’s been an unsettling time for even those of us in the most stable environments. At most, for those in our community who weren’t in a stable environment, to begin with, the last year has been that much…

Carolina Youth Development Center Appoints Four New Board Members
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Carolina Youth Development Center Appoints Four New Board Members

As Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) continues to grow its community partnerships the organization is pleased to announce the appointment of several community leaders to the CYDC Board of Directors.   Joining the CYDC Board are, Matt Austin, Attorney, Nelson Mullins; State Representative Marvin Pendarvis, Associate Attorney, Peper Law Firm; Andrea Clements, Director of Human Resources,…

Carolina Youth Development Center Re-Accredited by Council on Accreditation
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Carolina Youth Development Center Re-Accredited by Council on Accreditation

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) recently received re-accreditation by the Council on Accreditation (COA), one of the main accrediting bodies for health and human service providers. While CYDC has maintained accreditation consecutively since 1980 as a Group Living Facility, this year’s accreditation recognized the organization as a Residential Treatment Center.   “Accreditation is a tremendous…

CYDC Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month
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CYDC Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC) is joining child welfare advocates from around the country this month to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month. Advocates, elected officials, practitioners and families along with others across the nation raise awareness of the prevalence of child abuse and the preventative measures being taken by community organizations throughout the month of…

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Strengthening Families Program

“There was a time when I just needed help. I didn’t know where to turn. My daughter was having a real hard time and I was helping take care of my grandchildren including taking them to school and because I couldn’t make it to work on time, I got laid off and suddenly we were…