Children's Race

Committee on Children

We believe how we treat children is the most accurate indicator of our state's future.


About Us

The Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children was created by statute to research issues regarding the children of South Carolina and to offer policy and legislative recommendations to the Governor and Legislature.

Happy Children

What We Do

Children Embracing in Circle
Giving a Presentation
Happy Mother with her Child

Assess child well being issues, based on data and research.

Offer policy recommendations to the Governor and Legislature.

Help state agencies and stakeholders address children's needs.

Promote better outcomes for South Carolina's children.


Upcoming Committee on Children Meetings


Columbia Public Hearing

DATE: 09/23/2021

TIME: 10:00 AM/5:00 PM

LOCATION: Gressette Building, South Carolina State House

To view past Committee on Children meetings, please visit the South Carolina Statehouse Video Archives.


Contact Us

The Committee on Children invites public comments, questions, and suggestions.
Also, staff to the Committee on Children will provide you with information about annual reports, publications, meetings, public hearings, and Committee-sponsored bills. You may send staff a message by email or fill out the comment card below. 

1300 Pickens Street
Columbia, SC 29208

  • Twitter

Thanks for submitting!