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.

F.O.T. 2015

Please save the date for our annual Festival of Trees Fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the three programs of Foothills Alliance! Preview Brunch | November 11th starting at 10:30 am at the Civic CenterTickets are $30 each "Champagne & Mistletoe" Auction | November 13th 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 11th 3pm to 8pm Thursday, November 12th 10am to 8pm   Friday, November 13th 10am to 1pm   On Thursday, November 12th, Foothills Alliance is offering more holiday fun: Santa will be available for pictures- 5pm-7pm Children's Crafts- 5pm-7pm   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 or Tracy at 864-231-7273. Foothills Alliance would like to extend our thanks to all of our sponsors for the 2015 Festival of Trees. Thank you for your support!     Tree Topper Sponsors: Click on the Logo to Visit Sponsor's Website   Oconee Memorial Hospital     10th Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams        The Traber Family      Shining Star Sponsors:     The Kitchen Emporium & Gifts             Anderson County Councilman Tom Allen   Hicks Mechanical Service   Becky Pennell Paris   Anderson Sleep and Lung Center   Anderson County Councilman Francis Crowder   Anderson County Councilman J. Mitchell Cole             Angel Tree Sponsors: Carolina Streamlined Painting Services, LLC Frances Vasen Garden Club Coe's Roofing of Anderson, LLC Gray Mortuary, Inc. Anderson School District 5 Glenn Plumbing Co. Blue Ridge Electric O'dell Oil Company Boulevard Baptist Carole & Gene McCullah Child's Vault Company, Inc. The Printer Tri-County Technical College First Baptist Church-Gillespie SS Class in Honor of Myrtle & Ray Gillespie Electric City Animal Clinic Suggs Johnson, LLC BB&T First Citizens BMW Mt. Airy Baptist 1st Class Construction, Inc Wyndole Sullivan BSF Class Frances Hart Garden Club Austin & Pray Family Dentistry Bryant Pharmacy & Supply Frances Hart Garden Club Austin & Pray Family Dentistry                                                         

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