Parents Anonymous awarded grant

Parents Anonymous of South Carolina recently received a 2010-11 community-based child abuse prevention grant award from The Children's Trust of South Carolina. Parents Anonymous was selected for its ability to identify and develop comprehensive and innovative child maltreatment prevention strategies targeted to new parents, low-income parents, pregnant and parenting teens, fathers and grandparents in ethnically diverse communities throughout the state. The grant award will be used to further the work of Parents Anonymous of South Carolina's "Pathways to Strong Families" initiative in Jasper and Beaufort counties. Parents Anonymous is based in North Charleston. Details: 843-747-0480, www.paofsc.org