Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Parents Anonymous offers.

free Mutual Support Groups that provide a safe, trusting, confidential environment

where parents can honestly address their concerns, gain invaluable support and improve their parenting skills


in shared leadership with each other and a trained facilitator.


Every Parents Anonymous Group is led by a profess-sionally trained facilitator and a parent group leader.

Most Parents Anonymous groups have an accompanying childrens program, so you can bring your children with you.

More information on finding a Parents Anonymous Group in your area.



Text Box: National Parent Leadership Month     

February 2008, and the 
5th Annual
Parents Leading The Way Conference

      This year, over 300 parents statewide received recognition from Parents Anonymous® of South Carolina, Inc.  for being parent leaders in their community! 
       Nearly 200 adults and children participated in the Feb. 23 Parents Leading The Way Conference held in Summerville, SC. The conference was the culmination of a very successful Parent Leadership Month across the state.
        For more information and pictures of the conference, 
   click here.
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In South Carolina,   
approximately  $175  
will serve an entire    family in a 
Parents Anonymous® group for one year.
    More information on how you can provide assistance to families 
in South Carolina.

Shared Leadership

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Strengthening Families for 30 Years1978-2008

Parents Anonymous of South Carolina, Inc.


To contact us:

PO Box 80099

Charleston, SC 29416

Phone: 1.800.326.8621

Fax: 843.747.0890


Parents Anonymous of South Carolina Recognized as National Leader


Parents Anonymous of South Carolina was recognized at the annual Parents Anonymous Inc. National Leadership Institute in Washington, DC on February 5 as leading the nation with the most parent mutual support groups and children/youth programs with 117 groups throughout South Carolina.

Said South Carolina Executive Director Marty Banks, For

30 years, the proven effective Parents Anonymous prevention program has served the entire family through Parents Anonymous Groups and Childrens Programs. Parents find a caring, supportive environment where they can learn new parenting strategies and create long lasting positive changes in their families.

The Parents Anonymous community-based program includes weekly, free of charge Parents Anonymous Groups which are co-led by parents and professional Group Facilitators trained in the Parents Anonymous model.

Parents can join a Parents Anonymous Group at any time and attend for as long as they wish. While parents are meeting, their children and teens attend the Parents Anonymous Childrens Program where they engage in a variety of rich, fun, hands-on activities that stimulate positive emotional growth and development.

For more information on groups in the Charleston, SC (near Beaufort's Spring Island)

Tri-County area, call Donna at 747-0480.

Below are just a few scenes from the very successful Parents Leading The Way Conference on Feb. 23. More photos.

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